Taxon: Cephalocereus senilis (Haw.) Pfeiff.

 
Genus: Cephalocereus
Family: Cactaceae
  Subfamily: Cactoideae
      Tribe: Echinocereeae
Nomen number: 401605
Place of publication: Allg. Gartenzeitung 6:142. 1838
Name Verified on: 27-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Aug-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II: ()
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed13)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Hidalgo, - Veracruz

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Anderson, E. F. The cactus family. 2001 (Cact Fam)
  • Britton, N. L. & J. N. Rose 1920. The Cactaceae, descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family. 1919-1923 (Cact Britton & Rose) 2:27.
  • CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Hunt, D. CITES Cactaceae checklist. 1992 (CITES Cact L)
  • Hunt, D. et al., eds. The new cactus lexicon. 2006 (Cact Lexicon)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Cephalocereus senilis (Haw.) Pfeiff. :

  • 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.