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THE SMALLEST OF THE CENTURY PLANTS

the horny margined group. It need, therefore, be little more surprising if Agave pumila of the latter group is found to be really at home in the Andes, than that another littæa type should be found in the same exile, though relatives of the latter are characteristic of southern Mexico while known marginate specie? are more northern.