Prokaryote No Nuclei in Cells Single Celled Cell Wall Present Heterotroph Sessile Asexual Reproduction Eukaryote Nuclei in Cells Multicellular No Cell Wall Autotroph Motile Sexual Reproduction AB Plantae Desert Agave Agave deserti
Desert mountains— Agave is found in the high mountains of the Chihuahuan desert in Mexico and the southern US.
Desert Agave Agave deserti Spines– Agave leaves have strong spines and barbs to protect them from potential predators.
Desert Agave Agave deserti Flowers– Agave reproduce sexually using insect pollinators to carry their pollen from plant to plant.
Desert Agave Agave deserti Stalk– Agave grow very slowly in a harsh environment and for 10-15 years they slowly gather nutrients without reproducing.
Desert Agave Agave deserti Stalk– Then, in one act, these plants open up and rapidly extend a stalk with majestic flowers. They reproduce once, and then, having spent all their energy, die.
Desert Agave Agave deserti Uses– Agave is used to make Tequila and traditional Mayan alcoholic drinks and can also be used for making natural rope, soaps, and primitive fire.