Austrocactus coxii

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Austrocactus coxii


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: Austrocactus coxii


Austrocactus coxii (K.Schum.) Backeb., 1959


The specific epithet coxii honors G. Cox, who traveled to Argentina.


  • Echinocactus coxii K.Schum., Gesamtbeschr. Kakt.: 422. 1898 syn. sec. Hunt 2006
  • Malacocarpus coxii (K.Schum.) Hosseus in Arch. Esc. Fárm. Fac. Ci. Méd. Córdoba 9: 131. 1939 syn. sec. Hunt 2006
    • Austrocactus longicarpus E.Sarnes & N.Sarnes in Kakteen And. Sukk. 65: 258. 2014 syn. sec. Kew WCVP (2019)
  • Austrocactus coxii subsp. longicarpus (E.Sarnes & N.Sarnes) Guiggi in Cactology 5 (Suppl. 8): 1. 2020 syn. sec. Hunt 2006


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

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


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