Taxon profile


Grusonia F. Rchb. & K. Schum.

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

Scientific synonyms

Corynopuntia Knuth.
Marenopuntia Backeb.

Included taxa

Number of records: 18

species Grusonia aggeria (Ralston & Hilsenbeck) E.F. Anderson - Big Bend Pricklypear
species Grusonia agglomerata (A. Berger) E.F. Anderson
species Grusonia bradtiana (J.M. Coulter) Britton & Rose

Grusonia bradtiana

species Grusonia bulbispina (Engelm.) H. Robinson
species Grusonia clavata (Engelmann) H. Robinson - Club Cholla

Grusonia clavata

species Grusonia dumetorum (A. Berger) E.F. Anderson
species Grusonia emoryi (Engelmann) Pinkava - Devil Cholla
species Grusonia grahamii (Engelmann) H. Robinson - Graham's Pricklypear
species Grusonia invicta (T. Brandegee) E.F. Anderson

Grusonia invicta

species Grusonia kunzei (Rose) Pinkava - Devil's Cholla
species Grusonia marenae (W.E. Parsons) E.F. Anderson
species Grusonia moelleri (A. Berger ex Y. Wright) E.F. Anderson
species Grusonia parishii (Orcutt) Pinkava - Matted Cholla
species Grusonia pulchella (Engelmann) H. Robinson - Sagebrush Cholla
species Grusonia reflexispina (Wiggins & Rollins) E.F. Anderson
species Grusonia robertsii Rebman
species Grusonia schottii (Engelmann) H. Robinson - Big Bend Pricklypear
species Grusonia vilis (Rose) H. Rob.

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1334893]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Grusonia F. Reichenbach ex N.L. Britton & J.N. Rose, 1919]
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 Grusonia F. Rchb. & K. Schum.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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