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Taxon: Ferocactus emoryi (Engelm.) Orcutt

Genus: Ferocactus
Family: Cactaceae subfamily: Cactoideae tribe: Cacteae.
Nomen number: 310484
Place of publication: Cactography 5. 1926
Comment: rejected by most American authors because its basionym, Echinocactus emoryi Engelm. (1848, nom. provis.? & 1856, nom. illeg.?), was either a) illegitimate or b) not validly published; must be based on a legitimate basionym of 1856
Name verified on: 30-Oct-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 28-Jan-2005
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

SPECIES OF CONSERVATION CONCERN BECAUSE RARE OR ENDANGERED

Species on the following lists:


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • Coville's barrel cactus   (Source: Cact Fam ) – English
  • Emory's barrel cactus   (Source: Cact Fam ) – English
  • traveler's friend   (Source: Cact Fam ) – English
  • sonoradjävulstunga   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
  • syldjävulstunga   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish   [Ferocactus emoryi subsp. rectispinus]

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)

References:

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Ferocactus emoryi (Engelm.) Orcutt:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google 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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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?310484 (01 September 2014)

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