Astrophytum

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Cactoideae
Tribus: Cacteae
Genus: Astrophytum
Subgenera (2): A. subg. Astrophytum – A. subg. Stigmatodactylus
Species overview: (6) A. asterias – A. capricorne – A. caput-medusae – A. coahuilense – A. myriostigma – A. ornatum

⧼Source(s) of checklist⧽:
Vázquez-Lobo, A. (2015)

NameEdit

Astrophytum Lem., Cact. Gen. Sp. Nov. 3. 1839.

SynonymsEdit

  • Maierocactus E.C.Rost in Z. Sukkulentenk. 2(8): 138-142. 1925 syn. sec. POWO. Plants of the World Online. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Digitostigma Velazco & Nevárez in Cact. Suc. Mex. 47: 79. 2002, nom. inval., syn. sec. Vázquez-Lobo & al. 2015

DistributionEdit

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast
    • Regional: Southern Central USA
      • Texas

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

ReferencesEdit

Primary referencesEdit

Lemaire, C., 1839. Cact. Gen. Sp. Nov. 3.

Additional referencesEdit

LinksEdit

Vernacular namesEdit

suomi: Piispanhatut
日本語: アストロフィツム属
svenska: Prickkaktussläktet
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