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Taxon: Melocactus conoideus Buining & Brederoo

 
Genus: Melocactus
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cereeae
Nomen number: 319213
Place of publication: Kakteen 52: CVId. 1973
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Dec-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • cone-like Turk's-head cactus  (Source: Cact Fam) - English
  • cabeça-de-frade-do-Periperi  (Source: Cact EBrazil) - Portuguese

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix I:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Bahia (s.e.)]


References:

  1. Anderson, E. F. 2001. The cactus family
  2. CITES. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource).
  3. Hunt, D. 1992. CITES Cactaceae checklist
  4. Taylor, N. & D. Zappi. 2004. Cacti of eastern Brazil
  5. Taylor, N. P. 1991. The genus Melocactus in Central and South America. Bradleya 9:30.

Check other web resources for Melocactus conoideus Buining & Brederoo :

  • 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=319213. Accessed 21 September 2019.