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Taxon: Myrtillocactus geometrizans (Mart.) Console

 
Genus: Myrtillocactus
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Echinocereeae
Nomen number: 435345
Place of publication: Boll. Reale Orto Bot. Giardino Colon. Palermo 1:10. 1897
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 27-Feb-2004 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:

  • bilberry cactus  (Source: Cact Fam) - English
  • blue-flame  (Source: Cact Fam) - English
  • our-father  (Source: Cact Fam) - English
  • whortleberry cactus  (Source: Cact Fam) - English
  • garambullo  (Source: Cact Fam) - Spanish
  • padre nuestro  (Source: Cact Fam) - Spanish
  • blåbärskaktus  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:
  • Human food: fruit

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [San Luis Potosí, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Hidalgo, Oaxaca, Puebla, Querétaro, Tlaxcala, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, Ciudad de México]


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. Britton, N. L. & J. N. Rose. 1919-1923. The Cactaceae, descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family.
  4. CITES. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource).
  5. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Myrtillocactus geometrizans (Mart.) Console :

  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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=435345. Accessed 21 September 2019.