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Taxon: Melocactus peruvianus Vaupel

 
Genus: Melocactus
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cereeae
Nomen number: 310456
Place of publication: Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 50(Beibl. 111):28. 1913
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 26-Dec-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Aug-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador, [El Oro] Peru [Ancash, Arequipa, La Libertad, Lambayeque, Lima, Piura, Tumbes]


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. 1960. Die Cactaceae 2603.
  4. Backeberg, C. 1977. Das Kakteen Lexicon 275.
  5. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  6. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  7. Rauh, W. 1958. Beitrag zur Kenntnis der peruanischen Kakteenvegetation Sitzungsber. Heidelberger Akad. Wiss., Math.-Naturwiss. Kl. 1958:521.
  8. Taylor, N. P. 1991. The genus Melocactus in Central and South America (Bradleya) 9:66.
  9. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

Check other web resources for Melocactus peruvianus Vaupel :

  • 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=310456. Accessed 16 December 2018.