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Taxon: Melocactus intortus (Mill.) Urb.

 
Genus: Melocactus
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cereeae
Nomen number: 310436
Place of publication: Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 16:35. 1919
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-Sep-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Cuba, Dominica, Guadeloupe, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, United States, [Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, U.S.] Virgin Islands (British)


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Anderson, E. F. 2001. The cactus family
  3. Backeberg, C. 1967. Die Cactaceae. 2574.
  4. Backeberg, C. 1977. Das Kakteen Lexicon. 274.
  5. CITES. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource).
  6. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  7. Fournet, J. 1978. Flore illustrée des phanerogames de Guadeloupe et de Martinique
  8. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  9. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 1982. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis.
  10. Moscoso, R. M. 1943. Catalogus florae domingensis.
  11. Taylor, N. P. 1991. The genus Melocactus in Central and South America. Bradleya 9:78.
  12. Taylor, N. P. 1992. Arthrocereus, Cereus. In: D. R. Hunt and N. P. Taylor (eds). Notes on miscellaneous genera of Cactaceae (2). Bradleya 10:27.

Check other web resources for Melocactus intortus (Mill.) Urb. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?310436. Accessed 18 August 2019.