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Taxon: Mammillaria thornberi Orcutt

 
Genus: Mammillaria
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Nomen number: 311945
Place of publication: W. Amer. Sci. 12:161. 1902
Link to protologue:
Comment: = M. fasciculata auct.
Name Verified on: 25-Jun-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 25-Jan-2002
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • cluster fishhook cactus  (Source: Cact Fam) - English
  • clustered pincushion  (Source: Cact Fam) - English
  • slender pincushion  (Source: Cact Fam) - English
  • Thornber's nipple cactus  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • skörvårtkaktus  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Center for Plant Conservation listed:
  • CITES Appendix II:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona (Pinal & Pima Counties)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Sonora (n.)]


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. Benson, L. 1969. The Cacti of Arizona, ed. 3 155.
  4. Center for Plant Conservation Center for Plant Conservation National Collection of Endangered Plants (on-line resource). (CPC Nat Coll)
  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. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)

Check other web resources for Mammillaria thornberi Orcutt :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • 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=311945. Accessed 13 December 2018.