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Taxon: Acanthocereus tetragonus (L.) Hummelinck

 
Genus: Acanthocereus
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Echinocereeae
Nomen number: 401479
Place of publication: Succulenta (Netherlands) 20:165. 1938
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 21-Mar-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:
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [San Luis Potosí, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Campeche, Chiapas, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacán de Ocampo, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, Yucatán]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Netherlands Antilles, St. Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela


    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland (c.)]

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: New Caledonia


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. Benson, L. 1982. The cacti of the United States and Canada Note: = Cereus tetragonus
  4. Britton, N. L. & J. N. Rose. 1920. The Cactaceae, descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family. 2:9. Note: = Cereus tetragonus
  5. CITES. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource).
  6. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  7. Hernández, H. M. & C. Gómez-Hinostrosa. 2011. Mapping the cacti of Mexico
  8. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  9. Hunt, D. et al., eds. 2006. The new cactus lexicon
  10. Hunt, D. 1992. CITES Cactaceae checklist
  11. Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry. Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource).
  12. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia Note: = Acanthocereus pentagonus

Check other web resources for Acanthocereus tetragonus (L.) Hummelinck :

  • 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:
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • 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=401479. Accessed 22 July 2019.