National Geographic : 1944 Nov
©) National Ueographic Society uu,a^1. Acres of Henequen Dry on Racks-San Miguel Volcano Mingles Its Vaporwith theClouds The agave's damp, fibrous skeleton has just been extracted from its pulpy dagger-shaped leaf by the mill (background). North Americans recognize theagave under its alias, century plant. Actually it blooms more often than once in a hundred years. From beverage speciesMexicans make pulque, tequila, and mescal.