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Taxon: Cephalocereus senilis (Haw.) Pfeiff.

Genus: Cephalocereus
Family: Cactaceae subfamily: Cactoideae tribe: Echinocereeae.
Nomen number: 401605
Place of publication: Allg. Gartenzeitung 6:142. 1838
Name verified on: 27-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 29-Aug-2003
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:


Common names:

  • bunny cactus   (Source: Cact Fam ) – English
  • old man of Mexico   (Source: Cact Fam ) – English
  • old-man cactus   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • white Persian-cat cactus   (Source: Cact Fam ) – English
  • Greisenhaupt   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • viejo   (Source: Cact Fam ) – Spanish
  • gubbhuvud   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Hidalgo, Veracruz

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

More:

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Cephalocereus senilis (Haw.) Pfeiff.:

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

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?401605 (23 July 2014)

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