Record Details

Scientific Name:
Melocactus

Taxonomy and Nomenclature

Kingdom:
Plantae
Rank:
Family
Synonym(s):
Cactus melocactus
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Taxonomic Status

Current Standing:
accepted

Data Quality Indicators

Record Credibility Rating:
TWG standards met
Global Species Completeness:
complete
Currency Rating:
2013

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References

Expert(s):
Charles A. Butterworth, Ph.D.. ITIS Cactaceae Steward
Other Sources:
database: NODC Taxonomic Code;
database: The PLANTS Database; National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov
database: The PLANTS Database; National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov
References:
Hunt, David 2006-05-01. The New Cactus Lexicon: Text. dh books. Milborne Port, England. x + 373. 0-9538134-5-2. .

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