Sclerocactus mesae-verdae

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Sclerocactus mesae-verdae
Sclerocactus mesae-verdae


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: Sclerocactus
Sectio: S. sect. Coloradoa
Species: Sclerocactus mesae-verdae



  • Basionym
    • Coloradoa mesae-verdae Boissev. & C.Davidson, Colorado Cact. 55, fig. 1940.
  • Homotypic
    • Echinocactus mesae-verdae (Boissev. & C.Davidson) L.D.Benson, Leafl. W. Bot. 6: 163. 1951.
    • Ferocactus mesae-verdae (Boissev. & C.Davidson) N.P.Taylor, Cact. Succ. J. Gr. Brit. 41(4): 90. 1979.
    • Pediocactus mesae-verdae (Boissev. & C.Davidson) Arp, Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 44(5): 222. 1972.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southern Central USA
      • Colorado, New Mexico

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


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Mesa Verde cactus, Mesa Verde fishhook cactus
中文: 中綠硬仙人掌
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