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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.
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

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 de Zaragoza, Nuevo León, San Luis Potosí, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Querétaro]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Anderson, E. F. 2001. The cactus family
  2. Benson, L. 1982. The cacti of the United States and Canada
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  4. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  5. Hunt, D. 1999. CITES Cactaceae checklist, ed. 2
  6. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  7. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.

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 21 September 2019.