Family:
Cactaceae Juss.

Mammillaria Haw.

This genus is accepted, and its native range is Central U.S.A. to Colombia, Caribbean to Venezuela.

Native to:

Arizona, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Netherlands Antilles, New Mexico, Nicaragua, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Turks-Caicos Is., Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Assam, Spain

Mammillaria Haw. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Hunt, D.R. [1340], Mexico K000063023 No
Reppenhagen, W. [1409], Mexico K000063021 No
Lau, A. [1308], Mexico K000063022 No

First published in Syn. Pl. Succ.: 177 (1812)

Accepted by

  • Breslin, P.B., Wojciechowski, M.F. & Majure, L.C. (2021). Molecular phylogeny of the Mammilloid clade (Cactaceae) resolves the monophyly of Mammillaria. Taxon 70: 308-323.

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0