Carnegiea gigantea

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Carnegiea gigantea

Post Number:#1  Postby Gee.S » Sat Dec 21, 2013 6:56 pm

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"American aloe plant," 1797, from Greek Agaue, proper name in mythology (mother of Pentheus), from agauos "noble," perhaps from agasthai "wonder at".

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Re: Carnegiea gigantea

Post Number:#2  Postby Gee.S » Tue Dec 24, 2013 1:24 pm

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"American aloe plant," 1797, from Greek Agaue, proper name in mythology (mother of Pentheus), from agauos "noble," perhaps from agasthai "wonder at".

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Re: Carnegiea gigantea

Post Number:#3  Postby Gee.S » Tue Dec 24, 2013 2:24 pm

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"American aloe plant," 1797, from Greek Agaue, proper name in mythology (mother of Pentheus), from agauos "noble," perhaps from agasthai "wonder at".

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Re: Carnegiea gigantea

Post Number:#4  Postby Arizona Agave » Wed Dec 25, 2013 10:39 pm

Carnegiea gigantea
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Re: Carnegiea gigantea

Post Number:#5  Postby Peterthecactusguy » Sun Feb 09, 2014 6:34 pm

wow a mostrose saguaro.. :) those are kinda neat :)
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Re: Carnegiea gigantea

Post Number:#6  Postby mcvansoest » Sun Feb 09, 2014 9:26 pm

Here is another one!

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Re: Carnegiea gigantea

Post Number:#7  Postby Gee.S » Tue May 20, 2014 9:46 pm

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"American aloe plant," 1797, from Greek Agaue, proper name in mythology (mother of Pentheus), from agauos "noble," perhaps from agasthai "wonder at".

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Re: Carnegiea gigantea

Post Number:#8  Postby Jkwinston » Wed Nov 12, 2014 4:02 am

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Re: Carnegiea gigantea

Post Number:#9  Postby Gee.S » Sat Feb 06, 2016 8:50 pm

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"American aloe plant," 1797, from Greek Agaue, proper name in mythology (mother of Pentheus), from agauos "noble," perhaps from agasthai "wonder at".

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Re: Carnegiea gigantea

Post Number:#10  Postby Jkwinston » Wed Sep 21, 2016 12:55 pm



Enjoy the video of the Saguaro in Arizona. Jkw
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Re: Carnegiea gigantea

Post Number:#11  Postby toditd » Sat Feb 10, 2018 4:58 pm

"Michelin Man" Saguaro - A few views of the same plant as in first photo of post #9 from Gee.S. I've only heard this form being described as "Michelin Man". Is there a botanical name for this particular unusual growth form, something akin to cristate or monstrose?

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