Coryphantha sulcata

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Coryphantha sulcata, Dana Peak Park, Bell County, Texas, USA
Coryphantha sulcata, Rocksprings, Edwards County, Texas, USA


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: Coryphantha
Subgenus: C. subg. Coryphantha
Sectio: C. sect. Coryphantha
Series: C. ser. Coryphantha
Species: Coryphantha sulcata


Coryphantha sulcata (Engelm.) Britton & Rose, 1923


  • Cactus calcaratus Kuntze
  • Cactus kotschubeyi Kuntze
  • Cactus scolymoides var. sulcatus (Engelm.) J.M.Coult.
  • Cactus sulcatus (Engelm.) Small
  • Coryphantha calcarata Lem.
  • Coryphantha obscura Boed.
  • Coryphantha radians var. sulcata (Engelm.) Y.Itô
  • Coryphantha roederiana Boed.
  • Coryphantha speciosa Boed.
  • Mammillaria calcarata Engelm.
  • Mammillaria radians var. sulcata (Engelm.) J.M.Coult. ex K.Schum.
  • Mammillaria ramosissima Quehl
  • Mammillaria strobiliformis Muehlenpf.
  • Mammillaria sulcata Engelm.


Native distribution areas:
Coryphantha sulcata — distribution map
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southern Central USA
      • Texas
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Northeast

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


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Grooved Nipple Cactus
español: Biznaga partida elegante
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