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Turbinicarpus  (Backeb.) Buxb. & Backeb.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 564913

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Gymnocactus Backeb.
    Kadenicarpus Doweld
    Normanbokea Kladiwa & Buxb.
    Rapicactus Buxb. & Oehme
    Turbinicarpus roseiflorus Backeb.
  Common Name(s): top 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  
                               GenusTurbinicarpus (Backeb.) Buxb. & Backeb. – top cactus  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Turbinicarpus alonsoi Glass & S. Arias  
                                  Species Turbinicarpus beguinii (N.P. Taylor) Mosco & Zanov.  
                                  Species Turbinicarpus gielsdorfianus (Werderm.) V. John & Ríha  
                                  Species Turbinicarpus hoferi Lüthy & A.B. Lau  
                                  Species Turbinicarpus horripilus (Lem.) V. John & Ríha  
                                  Species Turbinicarpus laui Glass & R.A. Foster  
                                  Species Turbinicarpus lophophoroides (Werderm.) Buxb. & Backeb.  
                                  Species Turbinicarpus mandragora (A. Berger) A.D. Zimmerman  
                                  Species Turbinicarpus X mombergeri Ríha  
                                  Species Turbinicarpus pseudomacrochele (Backeb.) Rauh & Backeb.  
                                  Species Turbinicarpus pseudopectinatus (Backeb.) Glass & R.A. Foster  
                                  Species Turbinicarpus saueri (Boed.) V. John & Ríha  
                                  Species Turbinicarpus schmiedickeanus (Boed.) Rauh & Backeb.  
                                  Species Turbinicarpus subterraneus (Backeb.) A.D. Zimmerman  
                                  Species Turbinicarpus swobodae Diers  
                                  Species Turbinicarpus valdezianus (H. Moeller) Glass & R.A. Foster  
                                  Species Turbinicarpus viereckii (Werderm.) V. John & Ríha  

  Expert: Charles A. Butterworth, Ph.D.  
  Notes: ITIS Cactaceae Steward   
  Reference for: Turbinicarpus    
  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: Turbinicarpus   
  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: Turbinicarpus   
  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: Turbinicarpus   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: CITES: Appendix I adopted at the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (Doha, 2010)  



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