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Taxon: Echinocereus pentalophus (DC.) Haage

 
Genus: Echinocereus
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Echinocereeae
Nomen number: 459918
Place of publication: Cacteen-Verzeichniss 20. 1859
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-Oct-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Oct-2009
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • ladyfinger cactus  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • alicoche  (Source: F NAmer) - Spanish
  • cardoncillo  (Source: Cact Fam) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:
  • Environmental: ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas (s.)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Queretaro]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Anderson, E. F. The cactus family. 2001 (Cact Fam)
  2. Benson, L. The cacti of the United States and Canada. 1982 (Cact US Can)
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  4. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  5. Hunt, D. CITES Cactaceae checklist, ed. 2. 1999 (CITES Cact L ed2)
  6. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  7. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

Check other web resources for Echinocereus pentalophus (DC.) Haage :

  • 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=459918. Accessed 22 February 2019.