Agave kerchovei belongs to the family Agavaceae (the Agave family). It is a perennial herb that is native to central-southern Mexico; Hidalgo, Oaxaca and Puebla. This herb grow on stony slopes in grass and forest land, at 1,400-1,800 m elevation. The leaves are lanceolate thick, stiff, green to yellow-colored, and form a rosette. The horny leaf margins are toothed flexible. The panicle is borne, and it can reach 2.5-5 m in height. The green to purple flowers appear densely in the upper part from July to September.