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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  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderCaryophyllanae   
                         OrderCaryophyllales   
                            FamilyCactaceae Juss. – cactus, cacti  
    Direct Children:  
                               GenusAcanthocereus (Engelm. ex A. Berger) Britton & Rose – triangle cactus 
                               GenusAcharagma (N.P. Taylor) Glass  
                               GenusAriocarpus Scheidw. – livingrock 
                               GenusArmatocereus Backeb.  
                               GenusArrojadoa Britton & Rose  
                               GenusArthrocereus A. Berger  
                               GenusAstrophytum Lem.  
                               GenusAustrocactus Britton & Rose  
                               GenusAustrocylindropuntia Backeb.  
                               GenusAztekium Boed.  
                               GenusBergerocactus Britton & Rose – snakecactus 
                               GenusBlossfeldia Werderm.  
                               GenusBrachycereus Britton & Rose  
                               GenusBrasilicereus Backeb.  
                               GenusBrasiliopuntia (K. Schum.) A. Berger  
                               GenusBrowningia Britton & Rose  
                               GenusCalymmanthium F. Ritter  
                               GenusCarnegiea Britton & Rose – saguaro 
                               GenusCastellanosia Cárdenas  
                               GenusCephalocereus Pfeiff.  
                               GenusCereus Mill. – sweetpotato cactus 
                               GenusCipocereus F. Ritter  
                               GenusCleistocactus Lem.  
                               GenusX Cleistocana G.D. Rowley  
                               GenusColeocephalocereus Backeb.  
                               GenusConsolea Lem.  
                               GenusCopiapoa Britton & Rose  
                               GenusCorryocactus Britton & Rose  
                               GenusCorynopuntia F.M. Knuth  
                               GenusCoryphantha (Engelm.) Lem. – beehive cactus 
                               GenusCumulopuntia F. Ritter  
                               GenusCylindropuntia (Engelm.) F.M. Knuth  
                               GenusDendrocereus Britton & Rose  
                               GenusDenmoza Britton & Rose  
                               GenusDiscocactus Pfeiff.  
                               GenusDisocactus Lindl.  
                               GenusEchinocactus Link & Otto – barrel cactus 
                               GenusEchinocereus Engelm. – hedgehog cactus 
                               GenusEchinopsis Zucc.  
                               GenusEpiphyllum Haw. – climbing cactus 
                               GenusEpithelantha A. Weber ex Britton & Rose – pingpong ball cactus 
                               GenusEriosyce Phil.  
                               GenusEscobaria Britton & Rose – foxtail cactus, pincushion cactus 
                               GenusEscontria Rose  
                               GenusEspostoa Britton & Rose  
                               GenusX Espostocactus Mottram  
                               GenusEspostoopsis Buxb.  
                               GenusEulychnia Phil.  
                               GenusFacheiroa Britton & Rose  
                               GenusFerocactus Britton & Rose – barrel cactus 
                               GenusFrailea Britton & Rose  
                               GenusGeohintonia Glass & W.A. Fitz Maur.  
                               GenusGrusonia Rchb. f. ex Britton & Rose  
                               GenusGymnocalycium Pfeiff. ex Mittler  
                               GenusHaageocereus Backeb.  
                               GenusX Haagespostoa G.D. Rowley  
                               GenusHarrisia Britton – applecactus 
                               GenusHatiora Britton & Rose  
                               GenusHylocereus (A. Berger) Britton & Rose – nightblooming cactus 
                               GenusJasminocereus Britton & Rose  
                               GenusLasiocereus F. Ritter  
                               GenusLeocereus Britton & Rose  
                               GenusLepismium Pfeiff.  
                               GenusLeptocereus (A. Berger) Britton & Rose  
                               GenusLeuchtenbergia Hook.  
                               GenusLophophora J.M. Coult.  
                               GenusMaihuenia (Phil. ex F.A.C. Weber) K. Schum.  
                               GenusMaihueniopsis Speg.  
                               GenusMammillaria Haw. – pincushion cactus, globe cactus, fishhook cactus 
                               GenusMatucana Britton & Rose  
                               GenusMelocactus (L.) Link & Otto  
                               GenusMicranthocereus Backeb.  
                               GenusMila Britton & Rose  
                               GenusMiqueliopuntia F. Ritter  
                               GenusX Myrtgerocactus Moran  
                               GenusMyrtillocactus Console  
                               GenusNeobuxbaumia Backeb.  
                               GenusNeolloydia Britton & Rose  
                               GenusNeoraimondia Britton & Rose  
                               GenusNeowerdermannia Fric  
                               GenusNopalea Salm-Dyck  
                               GenusObregonia Fric  
                               GenusOpuntia Mill. – figues de Barbarie, pricklypear, cholla 
                               GenusOreocereus (A. Berger) Riccob.  
                               GenusOroya Britton & Rose  
                               GenusOrtegocactus Alexander  
                               GenusX Pacherocactus G.D. Rowley  
                               GenusPachycereus (A. Berger) Britton & Rose  
                               GenusParodia Speg.  
                               GenusPediocactus Britton & Rose – hedgehog cactus 
                               GenusPelecyphora Ehrenb.  
                               GenusPeniocereus (A. Berger) Britton & Rose  
                               GenusPereskia Mill.  
                               GenusPereskiopsis Britton & Rose  
                               GenusPfeiffera Salm-Dyck  
                               GenusPierrebraunia Esteves  
                               GenusPilosocereus Byles & G.D. Rowley – tree cactus 
                               GenusPolaskia Backeb.  
                               GenusPraecereus Buxb.  
                               GenusPseudoacanthocereus F. Ritter  
                               GenusPseudorhipsalis Britton & Rose  
                               GenusPterocactus K. Schum.  
                               GenusPygmaeocereus H. Johnson & Backeb.  
                               GenusQuiabentia Britton & Rose  
                               GenusRauhocereus Backeb.  
                               GenusRebutia K. Schum.  
                               GenusRhipsalis Gaertn.  
                               GenusSamaipaticereus Cárdenas  
                               GenusSchlumbergera Lem.  
                               GenusSclerocactus Britton & Rose – fishhook cactus 
                               GenusSelenicereus (A. Berger) Britton & Rose – moonlight cactus 
                               GenusStenocactus (K. Schum.) A. Berger  
                               GenusStenocereus (A. Berger) Riccob.  
                               GenusStephanocereus A. Berger  
                               GenusStetsonia Britton & Rose  
                               GenusStrombocactus Britton & Rose  
                               GenusStrophocactus Britton & Rose  
                               GenusTacinga Britton & Rose  
                               GenusTephrocactus Lem.  
                               GenusThelocactus (K. Schum.) Britton & Rose  
                               GenusTunilla D.R. Hunt & Iliff  
                               GenusTurbinicarpus (Backeb.) Buxb. & Backeb. – top cactus 
                               GenusUebelmannia Buining  
                               GenusWeberbauerocereus Backeb.  
                               GenusWeberocereus Britton & Rose  
                               GenusYavia R. Kiesling & Piltz  
                               GenusYungasocereus 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   
       

 Geographic Information
       
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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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