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Taxon: Discocactus spp.

 
Genus: Discocactus
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Trichocereeae
Nomen number: 410943
Place of publication:
Link to protologue:
Comment: catch-all record for unidentified or unnamed plants of Discocactus
Name Verified on: 24-Feb-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Feb-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix I:
  • Environmental: ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Bahia, Goias, Mato Grosso, Piaui]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Paraguay


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Anderson, E. F. The cactus family. 2001 (Cact Fam)
  2. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  4. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  5. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

Check other web resources for Discocactus spp. :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?410943. Accessed 14 December 2018.