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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.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

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. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Anderson, E. F. 2001. The cactus family
  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).
  6. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  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. 1986-2000. European garden flora.

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=310456. Accessed 15 September 2019.