Genus: Ancistrocactus Britton & Rose

Synonym of: Sclerocactus Britton & Rose

Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Genus number: 13340
Last updated: 13-Feb-2004
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Doweld, A. & W. Greuter. 2001. Nomenclatural notes on Ancistrocactus (Cactaceae). Taxon 50:875-877.
  2. Hunt, D. R. & N. P. Taylor. 1990. The genera of Cactaceae: progress towards consensus. Bradleya 8:93.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 24 May 2020.