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Taxon: Astrophytum myriostigma Lem.

 
Genus: Astrophytum
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Nomen number: 407137
Place of publication: Cact. gen. sp. nov. 4. 1839
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 04-Dec-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Dec-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:
  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas]


    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. Bravo-Hollis, H. & H. Sánchez-Mejorada Las Cactáceas de México, vol. 1 - 1978, vols. 2,3 - 1991 (Cact Mex)
  4. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  6. Hunt, D. CITES Cactaceae checklist. 1992 (CITES Cact L)
  7. Hunt, D. et al., eds. The new cactus lexicon. 2006 (Cact Lexicon)
  8. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  9. Rodriguez, A. 1994. Astrophytum: the star cacti (New Plantsman) 1:84-94.
  10. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

Check other web resources for Astrophytum myriostigma Lem. :

  • 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=407137. Accessed 20 November 2018.