Genus: Coryphantha (Engelm.) Lem.

Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Genus number: 2977
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 1 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) against the heterotypic synonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. III) Aulacothele Monv., nom. rej.

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Anderson, E. F. 2001. The cactus family
  2. Bárcenas, R. T. et al. 2011. Molecular systematics of the Cactaceae. Cladistics 27:470-489. DOI: 10.1111/j.1096-0031.2011.00350.x Note: genus is not monophyletic

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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 11 July 2020.