Agave Franzosinii the original plants of this species were collected from Mexico in the 19th century and brought to Italy.
His Latin name is taken from the town where he settled.
There is no record of a natural distribution of this Agave.
Whether it is an unusual form of Agave americana,
with which it seems to be closely related,
or from a unique hybrid that has yet to be determined.
Well developed rosettes, widely spread,
of 2-2´7 m of height; lanceolate leaves, narrowed on the base,
of 1´8-2´2 m in length, 22-35 cm anchura,
light gray glaucous or bluish glaucous, variably marked
with green under the middle of the sheet, extended,
recurved, the reflexes, thickened and concave towards the base,