Taxon: Melocactus matanzanus León

 
Genus: Melocactus
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cereeae
Nomen number: 403533
Place of publication: Mem. Soc. Cub. Hist. Nat. "Felipe Poey" 8:206. 1934
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 04-Dec-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Apr-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • dwarf Turk's-cap cactus  (Source: Cact Fam) - English
  • Turk's-cap cactus  (Source: Cact Fam) - English
  • liten melonkaktus  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II: ()
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Bradleya 9:77. 1991)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba (n.)


    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. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  4. Hunt, D. CITES Cactaceae checklist. 1992 (CITES Cact L)
  5. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  6. Taylor, N. P. 1991. The genus Melocactus in Central and South America (Bradleya) 9:77.

Check other web resources for Melocactus matanzanus León :

  • 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.

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?403533. Accessed 24 June 2018.