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Taxon: Pachycereus pringlei (S. Watson) Britton & Rose

Genus: Pachycereus
Family: Cactaceae subfamily: Cactoideae tribe: Echinocereeae.
Nomen number: 417540
Place of publication: Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 12:422. 1909
Name verified on: 09-Nov-2000 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:

  • cardón   (Source: Cact Fam ) – Spanish
  • cardón gigante   (Source: Cact Fam ) – Spanish
  • cardón pelón   (Source: Cact Fam ) – Spanish
  • sagueso   (Source: Cact Fam ) – Spanish
  • sahuaso   (Source: Cact Fam ) – Spanish
  • krusbärspelarkaktus   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: boundary/barrier/support   (fide N. P. Taylor, pers. comm. 2011)
  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Eur Gard F)
  • Human food: fruit   (fide Cact Fam)
More:

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja Norte, Baja Sur, Sonora

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

More:

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Pachycereus pringlei (S. Watson) Britton & Rose:

  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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?417540 (01 September 2014)

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