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Genus: Echinomastus Britton & Rose

Sometimes included in: Sclerocactus Britton & Rose

Family: Cactaceae subfamily Cactoideae tribe Cacteae
Genus number: 14397
Last updated: 10-Feb-2005

List of Species Records in GRIN.

References for genus:

  • Anderson, E. F. 2001. The cactus family. (Cact Fam) [accepts].
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America. (F NAmer) [accepts].
  • Hunt, D. R. & N. P. Taylor. 1987. New and unfamiliar names of Cactaceae to be used in the European Garden Flora. Bradleya 5:94. [= Sclerocactus Britton & Rose].
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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  • Google Scholar

Check other nomenclature databases for Echinomastus:

  • ING: Index Nominum Genericorum
  • NCU-3e: Names in Current Use for Extant Plant Genera

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (04 October 2015)

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