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Taxon: Echinomastus erectocentrus (J. M. Coult.) Britton & Rose

Genus: Echinomastus
Family: Cactaceae subfamily: Cactoideae tribe: Cacteae.
Nomen number: 400786
Place of publication: Cact. 3:148. 1922
Name verified on: 24-Feb-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 25-Feb-2004
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:

  • acuña cactus   (Source: Cact Fam ) – English
  • needle-spine pineapple cactus   (Source: Cact Fam ) – English
  • pineapple cactus   (Source: Cact Fam ) – English
  • purple-spine viznagita   (Source: Cact Fam ) – English
  • red pineapple cactus   (Source: Cact Fam ) – English

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

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

References:

  • Anderson, E. F. 2001. The cactus family.
  • Benson, L. 1982. The cacti of the United States and Canada. [= Neolloydia erectocentra (J. M. Coult.) L. D. Benson].
  • Center for Plant Conservation. Center for Plant Conservation National Collection of Endangered Plants (on-line resource).
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Hunt, D. & N. Taylor. 1987. New and unfamiliar names of Cactaceae to be used in the European Garden Flora. Bradleya 5:94. [= Sclerocactus erectocentrus (J. M. Coult.) N. P. Taylor].
  • Hunt, D. 1992. CITES Cactaceae checklist. [= Sclerocactus erectocentrus (J. M. Coult.) N. P. Taylor].
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Echinomastus erectocentrus (J. M. Coult.) Britton & Rose:


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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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?400786 (27 August 2014)

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