Genus: Melocactus Link & Otto

 
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cereeae
Genus number: 7442
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 15 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons., Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.10 & App. III) over the earlier homonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 53) Melocactus Boehm., nom. rej.

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Anderson, E. F. The cactus family. 2001. (Cact Fam)
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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~):


Check Index Nomninum Genericorum for Melocactus
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomygenus.aspx?id=7442. Accessed 15 December 2018.