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Coryphantha ramillosa  Cutak
Taxonomic Serial No.: 19832

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Mammillaria ramillosa (Cutak) D. Weniger
  Common Name(s): whiskerbush
    bunched cory cactus [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyCactaceae Juss. – cactus, cacti  
                               GenusCoryphantha (Engelm.) Lem. – beehive cactus  
                                  SpeciesCoryphantha ramillosa Cutak – whiskerbush, bunched cory cactus  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Coryphantha ramillosa ssp. ramillosa Cutak  
                                     Subspecies Coryphantha ramillosa ssp. santarosa Dicht & A. Lüthy  

  Expert: Charles A. Butterworth, Ph.D.  
  Notes: ITIS Cactaceae Steward   
  Reference for: Coryphantha ramillosa    
  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 or from CITES Secretariat, Chemin des Anémones, 1219 Châtelaine, Genève, Switzerland   
  Reference for: Coryphantha ramillosa   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Coryphantha ramillosa   
  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 ramillosa   
  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 ramillosa   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service  
  Publication Date: 1979   
  Article/Chapter Title: Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Determination That Coryphantha ramillosa and Neolloydia mariposensis are Threatened Species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Federal Register, vol. 44, no. 216   
  Page(s): 64247-64250   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Coryphantha ramillosa, bunched cory cactus [English]   

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



  Comment: CITES: Appendix II listed under Cactaceae, adopted at the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (Doha, 2010)  
    US ESA: Listed Threatened, as published in Federal Register Volume 44, Number 216, Pages 64247 - 64250, November 06, 1979  



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