Echinocactus

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: Echinocactus
Species: E. × contractus – E. horizonthalonius – E. platyacanthus

Source(s) of checklist: 
  • Korotkova, N. et al. 2021. Echinocactus in Cactaceae at Caryophyllales.org. A global synthesis of species diversity in the angiosperm order Caryophyllales. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Nov. 13. Reference page

NameEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • Brittonrosea Speg.
  • Echinofossulocactus Lawr.
  • Emorycactus Doweld
  • Meyerocactus Doweld

Note: Vargas-Luna et al. (2018) have suggested that to render this genus monophyletic then Homalocephala be resurrected, but this has little support as yet, however see CACO (2021).

DistributionEdit

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
      • Arizona, California, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah

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

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Vernacular namesEdit

беларуская: Эхінакактус
suomi: Siilikaktukset
polski: Echinokaktus
svenska: Igelkottskaktussläktet
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