Ferocactus townsendianus Britton & Rose

First published in Cact. 3: 127 (1922)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Mexico (S. Baja California). It is a succulent subshrub and grows primarily in the desert or dry shrubland biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Mexico Northwest

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Hunt, D. (2016). CITES Cactaceae Checklist, ed. 3: 1-174. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919. [Cited as Ferocactus peninsulae var. townsensianus.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Taylor [70A] Mexico Ferocactus peninsulae var. townsendianus K000062872 No
Taylor [59] Mexico Ferocactus peninsulae var. townsendianus K000062869 No
Taylor [73] Mexico Ferocactus peninsulae var. townsendianus K000062871 No

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0