Agave parrasana (Cabbage Head Agave) is a slow-growing succulent that produces compact, usually solitary rosettes of grey-green leaves…
Meaning: Of or from Parras
Derivation: Compound of two words, "Parras" and the feminine form of the Latin suffix "-anus," meaning "of or pertaining to." The word "Parras" refers to the Sierra de Parras, Coahuila, Mexico.
Whereas the generic name must be unique, there are often two or more genera with the same specific epithet. The same epithet can also be used within a species for subspecies, varieties, and forms.
Here is a full list of succulents with this epithet. Click on the photo or the name of the plant for which you wish to see further information.