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Coryphantha  (Engelm.) Lem.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 19823

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Mammillaria scolymoides Scheidw.
    Cumarinia (F.M. Knuth) Buxb.
    Escobrittonia Doweld
    Lepidocoryphantha Backeb.
  Common Name(s): beehive cactus [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2013   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyCactaceae Juss. – cactus, cacti  
                               GenusCoryphantha (Engelm.) Lem. – beehive cactus  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Coryphantha clavata (Scheidw.) Backeb.  
                                  Species Coryphantha compacta (Engelm.) Britton & Rose  
                                  Species Coryphantha cornifera (DC.) Lem. – Biznaga-partida de cuernos, rhinoceros cactus 
                                  Species Coryphantha delaetiana (Quehl) A. Berger  
                                  Species Coryphantha delicata L. Bremer  
                                  Species Coryphantha difficilis (Quehl) Orcutt  
                                  Species Coryphantha durangensis (Runge ex K. Schum.) Britton & Rose  
                                  Species Coryphantha echinoidea (Quehl) Britton & Rose  
                                  Species Coryphantha echinus (Engelm.) Orcutt  
                                  Species Coryphantha elephantidens (Lem.) Lem.  
                                  Species Coryphantha erecta (Lem.) Lem.  
                                  Species Coryphantha georgii Boed.  
                                  Species Coryphantha glanduligera (Otto & A. Dietr.) Lem.  
                                  Species Coryphantha glassii Dicht & A. Lüthy  
                                  Species Coryphantha gracilis L. Bremer & A.B. Lau  
                                  Species Coryphantha hintoniorum Dicht & A. Lüthy  
                                  Species Coryphantha jalpanensis Buchenau  
                                  Species Coryphantha kracikii Halda, Chalupa & Kupcák  
                                  Species Coryphantha longicornis Boed.  
                                  Species Coryphantha macromeris (Engelm.) Lem. – Biznaga-partida partida, nipple beehive cactus 
                                  Species Coryphantha maiz-tablasensis Fritz Schwartz ex Backeb.  
                                  Species Coryphantha neglecta L. Bremer  
                                  Species Coryphantha nickelsiae (K. Brandegee) Britton & Rose – Biznaga-partida de Laredo, Nickels' cactus 
                                  Species Coryphantha octacantha (DC.) Britton & Rose  
                                  Species Coryphantha odorata Boed.  
                                  Species Coryphantha ottonis (Pfeiff.) Lem.  
                                  Species Coryphantha pallida Britton & Rose  
                                  Species Coryphantha poselgeriana (A. Dietr.) Britton & Rose  
                                  Species Coryphantha potosiana (Jacobi) Glass & R.A. Foster  
                                  Species Coryphantha pseudoechinus Boed.  
                                  Species Coryphantha pseudonickelsae Backeb.  
                                  Species Coryphantha pulleineana (Backeb.) Glass  
                                  Species Coryphantha pycnacantha (Mart.) Lem.  
                                  Species Coryphantha ramillosa Cutak – whiskerbush, bunched cory cactus 
                                  Species Coryphantha recurvata (Engelm.) Britton & Rose – Biznaga-partida de espinas curvas, Santa Cruz beehive cactus 
                                  Species Coryphantha retusa (Pfeiff.) Britton & Rose  
                                  Species Coryphantha robustispina (A. Schott ex Engelm.) Britton & Rose – Biznaga-partida de espinas gruesas 
                                  Species Coryphantha salinensis (Poselg.) Dicht & A. Lüthy  
                                  Species Coryphantha sulcata (Engelm.) Britton & Rose – pineapple cactus, finger cactus 
                                  Species Coryphantha tripugionacantha A.B. Lau  
                                  Species Coryphantha vaupeliana Boed.  
                                  Species Coryphantha vogtherriana Werderm. & Boed.  
                                  Species Coryphantha werdermannii Boed.  
                                  Species Coryphantha wohlschlageri Holzeis  

  Expert: Charles A. Butterworth, Ph.D.  
  Notes: ITIS Cactaceae Steward   
  Reference for: Coryphantha    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Coryphantha   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Coryphantha   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Coryphantha   
  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   
  Reference for: Coryphantha   

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