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melocactus
Melocactus Link & Otto

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Caryophyllales »  family Cactaceae »  tribus Cereeae

Scientific synonyms

Cactus Britton & Rose

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Included taxa

Number of records: 35

species Melocactus andinus R. Gruber ex N.P. Taylor
species Melocactus azureus Buin. et Bred.

Melocactus azureus - 0000000001 1

species Melocactus bahiensis (Britton & Rose) Lützelburg

Melocactus bahiensis - 0000000001 1

species Melocactus bellavistensis Rauh et Backeb.
species Melocactus broadwayi (Britton & Rose) A. Berger
species Melocactus caroli-linnaei N.P. Taylor
species Melocactus concinnus Buin. et Bred.
species Melocactus conoideus Buining & Brederoo
species Melocactus curvispinus Pfeiffer

Melocactus curvispinus - 0000000001 1

species Melocactus deinacanthus Buining & Brederoo
species Melocactus ernestii Vaupel
species Melocactus estevesii P.J. Braun
species Melocactus glaucescens Buining & Brederoo
species Melocactus harlowii (Britton & Rose) Vaupel
species Melocactus intortus (P. Mill.) Urban - Turk's Cap
species Melocactus lanssensianus P.J. Braun
species Melocactus lemairei (Monville ex Lemaire) Miquel ex Lemaire
species Melocactus levitestatus Buining & Brederoo
species Melocactus macracanthos (Salm-Dyck) Link & Otto
species Melocactus matanzanus León

Melocactus matanzanus - 0000000001 1

species Melocactus mazelianus Říha
species Melocactus neryi K.Schum.
species Melocactus oreas Miq.

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species Melocactus pachyacanthus Buining & Brederoo
species Melocactus paucispinus G. Heimen & R. Paul
species Melocactus perezassoi Areces
species Melocactus peruvianus Vaupel

Melocactus peruvianus - 0000000001 1

species Melocactus praerupticola Areces
species Melocactus salvadorensis Werdermann
species Melocactus schatzlii H. Till & R. Gruber
species Melocactus smithii (Alexander) Buining ex G.D. Rowley
species Melocactus violaceus Pfeiffer
species Melocactus zehntneri (Britton & Rose) Lützelburg

Unplaced taxa

hybrid Melocactus × albicephalus Buining & Brederoo
hybrid Melocactus × horridus Werdermann

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1322216]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Melocactus Link & Otto, 1827]
Data retrieved on: 5 January 2020
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Melocactus Link & Otto]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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