This member of the
Agavaceae family was described by Eizi Matuda in 1955. It is found in
Oaxaca, Mexico. It prefers a well drained soil with little water and
lots of sun. The plant can reach nine meters in height with a caudex
30 centimetres in diameter. The flowers
are white, and the plant can be reproduced both by seeds and clones
from the flower stalk.