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Pediocactus knowltonii  L.D. Benson
Taxonomic Serial No.: 19771

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Pediocactus simpsonii var. knowltonii (L.D. Benson) Halda
 
  Common Name(s): Knowlton's miniature cactus [English]
 
    Knowlton's cactus [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 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  
                               GenusPediocactus Britton & Rose – hedgehog cactus  
                                  SpeciesPediocactus knowltonii L.D. Benson – Knowlton's miniature cactus, Knowlton's cactus  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Charles A. Butterworth, Ph.D.  
  Notes: ITIS Cactaceae Steward   
  Reference for: Pediocactus knowltonii    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Checklist of CITES Species Part 1 CITES species index, 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: Pediocactus knowltonii   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Pediocactus knowltonii   
       
  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: Pediocactus knowltonii   
       
  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: Pediocactus knowltonii   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service  
  Publication Date: 1979   
  Article/Chapter Title: Determination that Pediocactus knowltonii is an Endangered Species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Federal Register, vol. 44, no. 210   
  Page(s): 62244-62246   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Pediocactus knowltonii, Knowlton's cactus [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: CITES: Appendix I adopted at the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (Doha, 2010)  
    US ESA: Listed Endangered, as published in Federal Register Volume 44, Number 210, Pages 62244 - 62246, October 29, 1979  
 

 

   

 
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