Century plant (Agave vivipara) on Cero Arikok Hill, Parke Nacional Arikok
Papiamento name: pita, kuk'i indjan kukuisa
Older plants form a thick stem that may grow several meters high. At the top branches are formed which bear yellow flowers. The flowers attract many birds during the day and nectar feeding bats at night as well. When the plant has bloomed it will usually die off afterwards.