Taxon: Sclerocactus nyensis Hochstatter

Genus: Sclerocactus
Family: Cactaceae
  Subfamily: Cactoideae
      Tribe: Cacteae
Nomen number: 443983
Place of publication: Succulenta (Netherlands) 71:253. 1992
Name Verified on: 16-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Jun-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Nye fish-hook cactus  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix I: ()

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Nevada


  • 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)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)

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