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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. Last Changed: 14-Aug-2015
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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 Norte, Sonora]


References:

  1. Anderson, E. F. The cactus family. 2001 (Cact Fam) 208.
  2. Benson, L. The cacti of the United States and Canada. 1982 (Cact US Can)
  3. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  4. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  5. Hunt, D. et al., eds. The new cactus lexicon. 2006 (Cact 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 23 February 2019.