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Taxon: Cylindropuntia echinocarpa (Engelm. & J. M. Bigelow) F. M. Knuth

 
Genus: Cylindropuntia
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Opuntioideae
Tribe: Cylindropuntieae
Nomen number: 427022
Place of publication: C. Backeberg & F. M. Knuth, Kaktus-ABC 124. 1936
Link to protologue:
Comment: for the date of publication of this work see Taxon 45: 513-514. 1996
Name Verified on: 29-Aug-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • golden cholla  (Source: Cact Fam) - English
  • ground cholla  (Source: Cact Fam) - English
  • silver cholla  (Source: Cact Fam) - English
  • Wiggins's cholla  (Source: Cact Fam) - English

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada (s.), Utah (s.w.)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja California (Norte), Sonora]


References:

  1. Anderson, E. F. 2001. The cactus family 208.
  2. Benson, L. 1982. The cacti of the United States and Canada Note: = Opuntia echinocarpa Engelm. & J. M. Bigelow
  3. CITES. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource).
  4. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  5. Hunt, D. et al., eds. 2006. The new cactus lexicon

Check other web resources for Cylindropuntia echinocarpa (Engelm. & J. M. Bigelow) F. M. Knuth :

  • 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:
  • 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=427022. Accessed 20 August 2019.