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family

Cactaceae Jussieu

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Caryophyllales

Scientific synonyms

Cactaceae Durande

Images

Opuntia ficus-indica - Indian Fig

Opuntia ficus-indica - Indian Fig

Author: Miroslav Deml

Disocactus flagelliformis - Rat Tail Cactus

Disocactus flagelliformis - Rat Tail Cactus

Author: Simon Rerucha

Echinocactus grusonii - Golden Barrel Cactus

Echinocactus grusonii - Golden Barrel Cactus

Author: Simon Rerucha

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Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subfamily Cactoideae Eaton
subfamily Maihuenioideae P. Fearn
subfamily Opuntioideae Burnett
subfamily Pereskioideae Engelmann

Links and literature

Eggli, U. & Leuenberger, B. E. (2008): Type specimens of Cactaceae names in the Berlin Herbarium (B) [De herbario berolinensi notulae 48], Willdenowia 38(1), pages 213-280 http://www.bgbm.org/willdenowia/w-pdf/wi...

Data source info

Anderson E. F. (2001): The Cactus Family, Timber Pr
BioLib: higher hierarchy (subfamilies/tribes/genera).
[Data retrieved on: 01 July 2007]

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