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Taxon: Ferocactus viridescens (Torr. & A. Gray) Britton & Rose

 
Genus: Ferocactus
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Nomen number: 16589
Place of publication: Cact. 3:140.1922
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 24-Feb-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 25-Feb-2004
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • coastal barrel cactus  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • green-stem viznaga  (Source: Cact Fam) - English
  • keg cactus  (Source: Cact Fam) - English
  • San Diego barrel cactus  (Source: Cact Fam) - English
  • small barrel cactus  (Source: Zander Ency) - English
  • sisal  (Source: Cact Fam) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:
  • Environmental: ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California (s.)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja Norte]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Anderson, E. F. The cactus family. 2001 (Cact Fam)
  2. Backeberg, C. 1967. Die Cactaceae 2730.
  3. Backeberg, C. 1977. Das Kakteen Lexikon 158.
  4. Benson, L. The cacti of the United States and Canada. 1982 (Cact US Can) 950.
  5. Bravo-Hollis, H. & H. Sánchez-Mejorada 1978. Las Cactáceas de México, vol. 1 - 1978, vols. 2,3 - 1991 (Cact Mex) 435.
  6. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  8. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  9. Hunt, D. et al., eds. The new cactus lexicon. 2006 (Cact Lexicon)
  10. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  12. Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck A California flora. (F CalifMunz)
  13. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  14. Wiggins, I. L. Flora of Baja California. (F Baja)

Check other web resources for Ferocactus viridescens (Torr. & A. Gray) Britton & Rose :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • 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?id=16589. Accessed 17 October 2018.