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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. Last Changed: 04-Dec-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 5 (5 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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 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. 1978. Das Kakteen Lexikon 609.
  4. Benson, L. 1982. The cacti of the United States and Canada. 1982 (Cact US Can) 934.
  5. Bravo-Hollis, H. & H. Sánchez-Mejorada Las Cactáceas de México, vol. 1 - 1978, vols. 2,3 - 1991 (Cact Mex)
  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. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  9. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  10. Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  11. Hunt, D. et al., eds. The new cactus lexicon. 2006 (Cact Lexicon)
  12. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  13. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  14. Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles Arizona flora, ed. 2. (F Ariz)
  15. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  16. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  17. Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck A California flora. (F CalifMunz)
  18. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (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 Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert. (F SonorDes)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=310457. Accessed 15 October 2018.