Genus: Hamatocactus Britton & Rose

Possible synonym of: Thelocactus (K. Schum.) Britton & Rose

Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Genus number: 14744
Last updated: 27-Jul-2012
Accession Count: 1 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Anderson, E. F. 1987. A revision of the genus Thelocactus B. & R. (Cactaceae). (Bradleya) 5:58.
  • Anderson, E. F. The cactus family. (Cact Fam)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America.. (F NAmer)
  • Hunt, D. et al., eds. The new cactus lexicon. (Cact Lexicon)
  • Mosco, A. & C. Zanovello 1999. Comments on some of Doweld's new genera and a proposal to resurrect Hamatocactus. Cactaceae Consensus Init. 8:21-23.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Hamatocactus
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 23 May 2019.