Genus: Astrophytum Lem.

Possible synonym of: Echinocactus Link & Otto

 
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Genus number: 1109
Last updated: 23-Feb-2004
Accession Count: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: all accepted species are in GRIN

List of Species Records in GRIN

References:

  1. Anderson, E. F. 2001. The cactus family
  2. Hunt, D. R. 1999. The genera of the Cactoideae, current status. Cactaceae Consensus Init. 8:12. Note: should be included in Echinocactus Link & Otto
  3. Rodriguez, A. 1994. Astrophytum. The star cacti. New Plantsman 1:84-94.

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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/taxonomygenus.aspx?id=1109. Accessed 22 September 2019.