Stenocactus pentacanthus

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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: Stenocactus
Species: Stenocactus pentacanthus



Stenocactus pentacanthus (Lem.) A.Berger, 1929


  • Echinocactus pentacanthus Lem., Cact. Aliq. Nov.: 27. 1838 syn. sec. Guzmán Cruz & al. 2003
  • Echinocactus anfractuosus var. pentacanthus (Lem.) Salm-Dyck, Cact. Hort. Dyck., ed. 1849: 31. 1850 syn. sec. Kew WCVP (2019)
  • Echinofossulocactus pentacanthus (Lem.) Britton & Rose, Cactaceae 3: 115. 1922 syn. sec. Guzmán Cruz & al. 2003
  • Brittonrosea pentacantha (Lem.) Speg. in Anales Soc. Ci. Argent. 96: 69. 1923 syn. sec. Kew WCVP (2019)
  • Efossus pentacanthus (Lem.) Orcutt in Cactography 5. 1926 syn. sec. Tropicos
  • Stenocactus pentacanthus (Lem.) A.Berger ex A.W.Hill, Index Kew. 8: 228. 1933, later isonym, syn. sec. Guzmán Cruz & al. 20031
  • Echinofossulocactus crispatus f. pentacanthus (Lem.) P.V.Heath in Calyx 2: 87. 1992 syn. sec. Guzmán Cruz & al. 2003
    • Echinocactus kellerianus Krainz syn. sec. Tropicos
  • Echinofossulocactus pentacanthus var. david-boudetianus Bravo syn. sec. The Plant List v. 1.1 2013


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

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



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