Genus: Gymnocalycium Pfeiff. ex Mittler

Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Trichocereeae
Genus number: 5234
Last updated: 30-Jan-2005
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: original spelling = "Gymnocalicium"

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Anderson, E. F. 2001. The cactus family
  2. Brummitt, R. K. 1994. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 41. Taxon 43:273. Note: ruled that Pfeiffer's corrected spelling "Gymnocalycium" should be accepted, making conservation unnecessary
  3. Eggli, U. & D. Metzing. 1992. (1045) Proposal to conserve the orthography of 5408a Gymnocalycium Pfeiffer ex Mittler 1844 (Cactaceae). Taxon 41:141. Note: conservation proposal

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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 26 May 2020.