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Taxon: Tephrocactus articulatus (Pfeiff.) Backeb.

 
Genus: Tephrocactus
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Opuntioideae
Tribe: Tephrocacteae
Nomen number: 426971
Place of publication: Cactus 38:249. 1953
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 27-Aug-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:
  • Environmental: ornamental (as Opuntia articulata)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina [Córdoba, Mendoza, Catamarca, La Rioja, Salta, San Juan, San Luis, Santiago del Estero]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Eastern Cape, Northern Cape, Western Cape]


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. CITES. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource).
  4. Henderson, L. 2015. Karoo invasion: prevention is better than cure. S. African Pl. Invaders Atlas Newslett. 35:4.
  5. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  6. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. Note: = Opuntia articulatus (Pfeiff.) D. R. Hunt
  7. Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996, 1999. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74.

Check other web resources for Tephrocactus articulatus (Pfeiff.) Backeb. :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=426971. Accessed 4 June 2020.