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Family: Agavaceae 

 Agave victoriae-reginae
 
  
Author:  Thomas Moore 1875
Family:  Agavaceae
Habitat:  Mexico
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  40 centimetres
Height:  40 centimetres
Flower:  Crème
Reproduction:  Seeds/Off-sets
Pop names:  Victoria Agave
Synonyms:  Agave ferdinand-regis, Agave consideranti, Agave nickelsii.

   This member of the Agavaceae family was first described by Thomas Moore in 1875. It's found in Coahila, Chihuahua desert. This sub-species devolves offshoots, already from young. The other ones newer forms any. It needs a well-drained soil, some water when in summer and lots of sun. Can be reproduced both by leaves and seeds. The flower is crème with some purple. I found mine in Box Hill, Australia 2002.

It is, of cause, named after QUEEN VICTORIA (1818-1901), queen of Great Britain and Ireland, empress of India.