|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Liliopsida||Monocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family|
|Subclass||Liliidae||Includes lilies, orchids, and many others|
|Order||Asparagales||A diverse group that includes asparagus|
|Family||Asparagaceae||Agaves, asparagus, hyacinths, and others|
|Genus||Agave||From Greek, meaning “noble”|
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Agave attenuata description by Thomas H. Kent, not updated.
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4/10/2015 · Naples Botanical Garden, Naples, FL
≈ 4 × 2½' (1.2 × 0.8 m)