Taxon: Astrophytum asterias (Zucc.) Lem.

 
Genus: Astrophytum
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Nomen number: 319166
Place of publication: Cactées 50. 1868
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Typification:
Name Verified on: 04-Dec-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix I: ()
  • Environmental: ornamental ()
  • Fish & Wildlife Endangered species: ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Anderson, E. F. The cactus family. 2001 (Cact Fam)
  3. Anderson, E. F. et al. Threatened cacti of Mexico. (Threat Cact Mex)
  4. Benson, L. The cacti of the United States and Canada. 1982 (Cact US Can)
  5. Bravo-Hollis, H. & H. Sánchez-Mejorada Las Cactáceas de México, vol. 1 - 1978, vols. 2,3 - 1991 (Cact Mex)
  6. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  8. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  9. Hunt, D. CITES Cactaceae checklist. 1992 (CITES Cact L)
  10. Hunt, D. et al., eds. The new cactus lexicon. 2006 (Cact Lexicon)
  11. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  12. Rodriguez, A. 1994. Astrophytum: the star cacti (New Plantsman) 1:84-94.
  13. United States Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Species Information: threatened and endangered animals and plants (on-line resource). (US Fish & Wildl List)

Check other web resources for Astrophytum asterias (Zucc.) Lem. :


Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?319166. Accessed 24 May 2018.