Taxon: Melocactus matanzanus Leon

 
Genus: Melocactus
Family: Cactaceae
  Subfamily: Cactoideae
      Tribe: Cereeae
Nomen number: 403533
Place of publication: Mem. Soc. Cub. Hist. Nat. "Felipe Poey" 8:206. 1934
Name Verified on: 04-Dec-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; Bradleya 9:77. 1991)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Cuba

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

Check other web resources for Melocactus matanzanus Leon :

  • 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.