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Taxon: Cactus cruciformis Vell.

Synonym of Lepismium cruciforme (Vell.) Miq.

Genus: Cactus
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Nomen number: 406418
Place of publication: Fl. flumin. 207. 1829 ("1825"); icon. 5:29. 1831 ("1827"), nom. cons.
Link to protologue:
Comment: conserved (nom. cons.) against the homotypic synonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. IV) Cereus squamulosus Salm-Dyck ex DC. & the heterotypic synonyms Cereus tenuispinus Haw., C. myosurus Salm-Dyck ex DC., & C. tenuis
Name Verified on: 10-Sep-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 31-Jul-2018
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Anderson, E. F. The cactus family (Cact Fam)
  2. Brummitt, R. K. 1996. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 44 (Taxon) 45:677.
  3. Taylor, N. P. 1994. (1101) Proposal to conserve Cactus cruciformis Vell. [=Lepismium cruciforme] (Cactaceae) (Taxon) 43:469-470.

Check other web resources for Cactus cruciformis Vell. :

  • 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=406418. Accessed 26 May 2019.