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Austrocactus bertinii


Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Cactoideae
Tribus: Echinocereeae
Genus: Austrocactus
Species: A. bertinii – A. coxii – A. ferrarii – A. hibernus – A. nobilis – A. pauxillus – A. philippii – A. praecox – A. spiniflorus – A. subandinus

Source(s) of checklist: 
  • Korotkova, N. et al. 2021. Austrocactus in Cactaceae at A global synthesis of species diversity in the angiosperm order Caryophyllales. Published online. Accessed: 2021 Dec 08. Reference page



Austrocactus Britton & Rose, Cactaceae 3: 44 (1922).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Southern South America
      • Argentina to Chile.

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



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