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Taxon: Carnegiea gigantea (Engelm.) Britton & Rose

 
Genus: Carnegiea
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Echinocereeae
Nomen number: 310457
Place of publication: J. New York Bot. Gard. 9:188, t. 32. 1908
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 04-Dec-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 5 (5 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:
  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Human food: fruit
  • Social: religious/secular

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California (s.e.)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Sonora (n.w.)]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

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. 1978. Das Kakteen Lexikon. 609.
  4. Benson, L. 1982. The cacti of the United States and Canada 934. Note: = Cereus giganteus Engelm.
  5. Bravo-Hollis, H. & H. Sánchez-Mejorada. Las Cactáceas de México, vol. 1 - 1978, vols. 2,3 - 1991
  6. CITES. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource).
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  8. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  9. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  10. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California
  11. Hunt, D. et al., eds. 2006. The new cactus lexicon
  12. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  13. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  14. Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles. 1969. Arizona flora, ed. 2.
  15. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  16. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  17. Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck. 1959. A California flora. Note: = Cereus giganteus Engelm.
  18. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  19. Pinkava, D. J. 1995. Cactaceae, part 1. Cactus Family: the cereoid cactus. J. Arizona-Nevada Acad. Sci. 29:8.
  20. Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins. 1964. Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert.

Check other web resources for Carnegiea gigantea (Engelm.) Britton & Rose :

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=310457. Accessed 12 November 2019.