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Cactaceae  Juss.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 19685

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): cactus [French]
 
    cacti [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderCaryophyllanae   
                         OrderCaryophyllales   
                            FamilyCactaceae Juss. – cactus, cacti  
    Direct Children:  
                               Genus Acanthocereus (Engelm. ex A. Berger) Britton & Rose – triangle cactus 
                               Genus Acharagma (N.P. Taylor) Glass  
                               Genus Ariocarpus Scheidw. – livingrock 
                               Genus Armatocereus Backeb.  
                               Genus Arrojadoa Britton & Rose  
                               Genus Arthrocereus A. Berger  
                               Genus Astrophytum Lem.  
                               Genus Austrocactus Britton & Rose  
                               Genus Austrocylindropuntia Backeb.  
                               Genus Aztekium Boed.  
                               Genus Bergerocactus Britton & Rose – snakecactus 
                               Genus Blossfeldia Werderm.  
                               Genus Brachycereus Britton & Rose  
                               Genus Brasilicereus Backeb.  
                               Genus Brasiliopuntia (K. Schum.) A. Berger  
                               Genus Browningia Britton & Rose  
                               Genus Calymmanthium F. Ritter  
                               Genus Carnegiea Britton & Rose – saguaro 
                               Genus Castellanosia Cárdenas  
                               Genus Cephalocereus Pfeiff.  
                               Genus Cereus Mill. – sweetpotato cactus 
                               Genus Cipocereus F. Ritter  
                               Genus Cleistocactus Lem.  
                               Genus X Cleistocana G.D. Rowley  
                               Genus Coleocephalocereus Backeb.  
                               Genus Consolea Lem.  
                               Genus Copiapoa Britton & Rose  
                               Genus Corryocactus Britton & Rose  
                               Genus Corynopuntia F.M. Knuth  
                               Genus Coryphantha (Engelm.) Lem. – beehive cactus 
                               Genus Cumulopuntia F. Ritter  
                               Genus Cylindropuntia (Engelm.) F.M. Knuth  
                               Genus Dendrocereus Britton & Rose  
                               Genus Denmoza Britton & Rose  
                               Genus Discocactus Pfeiff.  
                               Genus Disocactus Lindl.  
                               Genus Echinocactus Link & Otto – barrel cactus 
                               Genus Echinocereus Engelm. – hedgehog cactus 
                               Genus Echinopsis Zucc.  
                               Genus Epiphyllum Haw. – climbing cactus 
                               Genus Epithelantha A. Weber ex Britton & Rose – pingpong ball cactus 
                               Genus Eriosyce Phil.  
                               Genus Escobaria Britton & Rose – foxtail cactus, pincushion cactus 
                               Genus Escontria Rose  
                               Genus Espostoa Britton & Rose  
                               Genus X Espostocactus Mottram  
                               Genus Espostoopsis Buxb.  
                               Genus Eulychnia Phil.  
                               Genus Facheiroa Britton & Rose  
                               Genus Ferocactus Britton & Rose – barrel cactus 
                               Genus Frailea Britton & Rose  
                               Genus Geohintonia Glass & W.A. Fitz Maur.  
                               Genus Grusonia Rchb. f. ex Britton & Rose  
                               Genus Gymnocalycium Pfeiff. ex Mittler  
                               Genus Haageocereus Backeb.  
                               Genus X Haagespostoa G.D. Rowley  
                               Genus Harrisia Britton – applecactus 
                               Genus Hatiora Britton & Rose  
                               Genus Hylocereus (A. Berger) Britton & Rose – nightblooming cactus 
                               Genus Jasminocereus Britton & Rose  
                               Genus Lasiocereus F. Ritter  
                               Genus Leocereus Britton & Rose  
                               Genus Lepismium Pfeiff.  
                               Genus Leptocereus (A. Berger) Britton & Rose  
                               Genus Leuchtenbergia Hook.  
                               Genus Lophophora J.M. Coult.  
                               Genus Maihuenia (Phil. ex F.A.C. Weber) K. Schum.  
                               Genus Maihueniopsis Speg.  
                               Genus Mammillaria Haw. – pincushion cactus, globe cactus, fishhook cactus 
                               Genus Matucana Britton & Rose  
                               Genus Melocactus (L.) Link & Otto  
                               Genus Micranthocereus Backeb.  
                               Genus Mila Britton & Rose  
                               Genus Miqueliopuntia F. Ritter  
                               Genus X Myrtgerocactus Moran  
                               Genus Myrtillocactus Console  
                               Genus Neobuxbaumia Backeb.  
                               Genus Neolloydia Britton & Rose  
                               Genus Neoraimondia Britton & Rose  
                               Genus Neowerdermannia Fric  
                               Genus Nopalea Salm-Dyck  
                               Genus Obregonia Fric  
                               Genus Opuntia Mill. – figues de Barbarie, pricklypear, cholla 
                               Genus Oreocereus (A. Berger) Riccob.  
                               Genus Oroya Britton & Rose  
                               Genus Ortegocactus Alexander  
                               Genus X Pacherocactus G.D. Rowley  
                               Genus Pachycereus (A. Berger) Britton & Rose  
                               Genus Parodia Speg.  
                               Genus Pediocactus Britton & Rose – hedgehog cactus 
                               Genus Pelecyphora Ehrenb.  
                               Genus Peniocereus (A. Berger) Britton & Rose  
                               Genus Pereskia Mill.  
                               Genus Pereskiopsis Britton & Rose  
                               Genus Pfeiffera Salm-Dyck  
                               Genus Pierrebraunia Esteves  
                               Genus Pilosocereus Byles & G.D. Rowley – tree cactus 
                               Genus Polaskia Backeb.  
                               Genus Praecereus Buxb.  
                               Genus Pseudoacanthocereus F. Ritter  
                               Genus Pseudorhipsalis Britton & Rose  
                               Genus Pterocactus K. Schum.  
                               Genus Pygmaeocereus H. Johnson & Backeb.  
                               Genus Quiabentia Britton & Rose  
                               Genus Rauhocereus Backeb.  
                               Genus Rebutia K. Schum.  
                               Genus Rhipsalis Gaertn.  
                               Genus Samaipaticereus Cárdenas  
                               Genus Schlumbergera Lem.  
                               Genus Sclerocactus Britton & Rose – fishhook cactus 
                               Genus Selenicereus (A. Berger) Britton & Rose – moonlight cactus 
                               Genus Stenocactus (K. Schum.) A. Berger  
                               Genus Stenocereus (A. Berger) Riccob.  
                               Genus Stephanocereus A. Berger  
                               Genus Stetsonia Britton & Rose  
                               Genus Strombocactus Britton & Rose  
                               Genus Strophocactus Britton & Rose  
                               Genus Tacinga Britton & Rose  
                               Genus Tephrocactus Lem.  
                               Genus Thelocactus (K. Schum.) Britton & Rose  
                               Genus Tunilla D.R. Hunt & Iliff  
                               Genus Turbinicarpus (Backeb.) Buxb. & Backeb. – top cactus 
                               Genus Uebelmannia Buining  
                               Genus Weberbauerocereus Backeb.  
                               Genus Weberocereus Britton & Rose  
                               Genus Yavia R. Kiesling & Piltz  
                               Genus Yungasocereus F. Ritter  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Charles A. Butterworth, Ph.D.  
  Notes: ITIS Cactaceae Steward   
  Reference for: Cactaceae    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: cactus[French]   
       
  Source: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, 2014, website (version 2014)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, botanical information system at the Missouri Botanical Garden, available at http://www.mobot.org/MOBOT/research/APweb/   
  Reference for: Cactaceae   
       
  Source: Checklist of CITES Species Part 2 History of CITES listings, CD-ROM (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: UNEP-WCMC (Comps.) 2011. Checklist of CITES species (CD-ROM). CITES Secretariat, Geneva, Switzerland, and UNEP-WCMC, Cambridge, United Kingdom. ISBN 2-88323-030-7. Available online at http://www.cites.org/eng/resources/pub/checklist11/index.html or from CITES Secretariat, Chemin des Anémones, 1219 Châtelaine, Genève, Switzerland   
  Reference for: Cactaceae   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Cactaceae   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Cactaceae   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Cactaceae   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Alexander, Edward F.  
  Publication Date: 2001   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Cactus Family   
  Page(s): 776   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-88192-498-9   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Cactaceae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hunt, David  
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The New Cactus Lexicon: Text   
  Page(s): x + 373   
  Publisher: dh books   
  Publication Place: Milborne Port, England   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-9538134-5-2   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Cactaceae   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: CITES: Appendix II except the taxa included in Appendix I, adopted at the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (Doha, 2010)  
 

 

   

 
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