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Taxon: Mammillaria elongata DC.

 
Genus: Mammillaria
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Nomen number: 23329
Place of publication: Mém. Mus. Hist. Nat. 17:109. 1828
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 26-Feb-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • golden star cactus  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • lace cactus  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • ladyfinger cactus  (Source: Cact Fam) - English
  • fingervårtkaktus  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Queretaro]


    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. Backeberg, C. 1967. Die Cactaceae 3247-3251.
  4. Backeberg, C. 1977. Das Kakteen Lexikon 236.
  5. Benson, L. The cacti of the United States and Canada. 1982 (Cact US Can) 965.
  6. Bravo-Hollis, H. & H. Sánchez-Mejorada 1978. Las Cactáceas de México, vol. 1 - 1978, vols. 2,3 - 1991 (Cact Mex) 562-563.
  7. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  8. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)

Check other web resources for Mammillaria elongata DC. :

  • 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=23329. Accessed 15 November 2018.