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Taxon: Ferocactus wislizeni (Engelm.) Britton & Rose

Genus: Ferocactus
Family: Cactaceae subfamily: Cactoideae tribe: Cacteae.
Nomen number: 16591
Place of publication: Cact. 3:127. 1922
Comment: Taxon 23:557. 1974 advocates spelling "wislizenii" but the original spelling, permissible under Melbourne ICN Rec. 60C.2, is not correctable under Melbourne ICN Art. 60.12
Name verified on: 24-Feb-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-May-2013
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


SPECIES OF CONSERVATION CONCERN BECAUSE RARE OR ENDANGERED

Species on the following lists:


Common names:

  • Arizona barrel cactus   (Source: Cact Fam ) – English
  • candy barrel cactus   (Source: Cact Fam ) – English
  • compass barrel   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • fishhook cactus   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • southwestern barrel cactus   (Source: Names Beetle ) – English
  • biznaga de agua   (Source: Cact Fam ) – Spanish
  • viznaga hembra   (Source: Cact Fam ) – Spanish

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Dict Gard)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Anderson, E. F. 2001. The cactus family.
  • Backeberg, C. 1967. Die Cactaceae. 2703–2707.
  • Backeberg, C. 1977. Das Kakteen Lexikon. 158.
  • Beetle, A. A. 1970. Recommended plant names. Univ. Wyoming Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. J. 31.
  • Benson, L. 1982. The cacti of the United States and Canada.
  • Bravo-Hollis, H. & H. Sánchez-Mejorada. 1978. Las Cactáceas de México, vol. 1 - 1978, vols. 2,3 - 1991 420–421.
  • CITES. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource).
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles. 1969. Arizona flora, ed. 2.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins. 1964. Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert.
  • Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Ferocactus wislizeni (Engelm.) Britton & Rose:


Images:

More:
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  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?16591 (24 April 2014)

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