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Taxon: Astrophytum caput-medusae D. R. Hunt

 
Genus: Astrophytum
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Nomen number: 454435
Place of publication: Cactaceae Syst. Init. 16:4. 2003
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

Synonyms:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:
  • Environmental: ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Nuevo Leon]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  2. Hunt, D. et al., eds. The new cactus lexicon. 2006 (Cact Lexicon)
  3. Taylor, N. P. 2011. Review of Cactaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.) via e-mail on 20 May.

Check other web resources for Astrophytum caput-medusae D. R. Hunt :

  • 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=454435. Accessed 18 September 2018.