Pronunciation: (lech"u-gē'u; Sp. le"chOO-gē'yä), [key]
—pl. -guil•lasPronunciation: (-gē'uz; Sp. -gē'yäs). [key]
a semidesert plant, Agave lecheguilla, of Mexico, having a basal rosette of sharply pointed leaves and a very tall flower spike, grown as an ornamental.
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