Taxon profile


Goat's Horns Cactus
Astrophytum capricorne (A. Dietr.) Britton & Rose

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Caryophyllales »  family Cactaceae »  genus Astrophytum - astrophytum

Scientific synonyms

Maierocactus capricornis Rost.
Echinocactus capricornis

Least Concern LC


Included taxa

Number of records: 2

varietas Astrophytum capricorne var. crassispinum (H. Moeller) Backeb.

Astrophytum capricorne var. crassispinum

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [152404]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Astrophytum capricorne (A.Dietr.) Britton & Rose]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Astrophytum capricorne (A. Dietr.) Britton & Rose]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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