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, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Anderson, E. F. 1987. A revision of the genus Thelocactus B. & R. (Cactaceae). Bradleya 5:58. Note: = Thelycactus (K. Schum.) Britton & Rose
  2. Anderson, E. F. 2001. The cactus family Note: = Thelycactus (K. Schum.) Britton & Rose
  3. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America. Note: accepts
  4. Hunt, D. et al., eds. 2006. The new cactus lexicon Note: = Thelycactus (K. Schum.) Britton & Rose
  5. 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. Note: accepts

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
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