Taxon profile


Pterocactus K. Schum.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Caryophyllales »  family Cactaceae »  subfamily Opuntioideae

Included taxa

Number of records: 9

species Pterocactus araucanus A. Castellanos
species Pterocactus australis (F.A.C. Weber) Backeberg
species Pterocactus fischeri Britton & Rose
species Pterocactus gonjianii R. Kiesling
species Pterocactus hickenii Britton & Rose
species Pterocactus megliolii R. Kiesling
species Pterocactus reticulatus R. Kiesling
species Pterocactus tuberosus (Pfeiffer) Britton & Rose
species Pterocactus valentinii Spegazzini

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1368921]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Pterocactus K. Schumann, 1897]
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 Pterocactus K. Schum.]
Data retrieved on: 25 September 2019

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