Family:
Cactaceae Juss.

Echinocactus platyacanthus Link & Otto

This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico (Nuevo León to Oaxaca).

Native to:

Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southwest

Echinocactus platyacanthus Link & Otto appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Hernandez et al [1745], Mexico K000062777 No
Peacock [0] K000250052 No
Pringle, C.G. [6696], Puebla K000062776 Unknown type material Yes
Hernandez et al [1930], Mexico K000250046 No
Hernandez et al [1791], Mexico K000062779 No
Hernandez et al [1902], Mexico K000062778 No
Parry [271], Mexico K000250045 No

First published in Verh. Vereins Beförd. Gartenbaues Königl. Preuss. Staaten 3: 423 (1827)

Accepted by

  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.
  • Hernández, H.M. & Gómez-Hinostrosa, C. (2015). Mapping the cacti of Mexico part II. Mammillaria Succulent Plant Research 9: 1-189.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Hernández, H.M. & Gómez-Hinostrosa, C. (2015). Mapping the cacti of Mexico part II. Mammillaria Succulent Plant Research 9: 1-189.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

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