Astrophytum coahuilense

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Astrophytum coahuilense
Astrophytum coahuilense


Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Cactoideae
Tribus: Cacteae
Genus: Astrophytum
Subgenus: A. subg. Astrophytum
Species: Astrophytum coahuilense


Astrophytum coahuilense (H.Moeller) K.Kayser, Kakteen-Freunde 1: 59. 1932.


  • Basionym
    • Echinocactus myriostigma subsp. coahuilensis H.Moeller, Z. Sukkulentenk. 3: 54. 1927.
  • Homotypic
    • Astrophytum myriostigma f. coahuilense (H.Moeller) Tsuda, Cult. Cact. 1933
    • Astrophytum myriostigma subsp. coahuilense (H.Moeller) Kanfer, Kakteen-Freund 1: 57. 1932.
    • Astrophytum myriostigma subsp. coahuilense (H.Moeller) Y.Okumura, Syaboten, 4: 195. 1933.
    • Astrophytum myriostigma var. coahuilense (H.Moeller) Borg, Cacti 251. 1937.
    • Astrophytum myriostigma var. coahuilense (H.Moeller) Borg, Cacti 310, 1951.
  • Heterotypic
    • Astrophytum myriostigma var. coahuilense-pubesente Y.Itô, Cactaceae 510. 1981, nom. inval.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Northeast

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Montanucci, R.R. (2008) Taxonomic History and Status Of the Coahuila Bishop'S Cap. Haseltonia 14: 176–184.

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: cactus
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