Backebergia militaris

The status, affinity, scope or nomenclature of this taxon is disputed.

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Backebergia militaris

Taxonavigation edit

Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Cactoideae
Tribus: Echinocereeae
Genus: Backebergia
Species: Backebergia militaris

Name edit

Backebergia militaris (Audot) Bravo ex Sánchez-Mej. in Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 45: 174. 1973 sec. Franco-Estrada & al. 2021 (sub Pachycereus militaris)

Synonyms edit

  • Basionym
    • Cereus militaris Audot in Rev. Hort. (Paris), ser. 2, 4: 307. 1845 syn. sec. Arias & Terrazas 2009
  • Homotypic
    • Mitrocereus militaris (Audot) Bravo in Bot. Stud. 12: 54. 1961 syn. sec. Arias & Terrazas 2009
    • Cephalocereus militaris (Audot) H.E.Moore in Baileya 19(4): 165. 1975 syn. sec. Arias & Terrazas 2009
    • Pilocereus militaris Salm-Dyck, Cact. Hort. Dyck., ed. 1844: 40. 1845 syn. sec. Arias & Terrazas 2009
    • Pachycereus militaris (Audot) P.V.Heath in Calyx 2(3): 108. 1992 syn. sec. Korotkova 2021
  • Heterotypic
    • Mitrocereus chrysomallus (Audot) Bravo ex Buxb. in Bot. Stud. 12: 54. 1961 syn. sec. Tropicos

Note: This plant is known by three alternative names - see Discussion Page for more details.

Distribution edit

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Southwest
    • Introduced into:
      • Honduras

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

References edit

Primary references edit

  • Bravo Hollis, H. 1973. Cactus and Succulent Journal 45: 174.

Additional references edit

Links edit

Vernacular names edit

беларуская: шлемоносен пахицереус
English: golden-fleece, military-cap, teddy-bear cactus
svenska: Soldatpelarkaktus
中文: 金毛翁
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