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Escobaria missouriensis ssp. missouriensis  (Sweet) D.R. Hunt
Taxonomic Serial No.: 912701

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
  Synonym(s): Coryphantha missouriensis (Sweet) Britton & Rose
    Mammillaria missouriensis Sweet
    Neobesseya missouriensis (Sweet) Britton & Rose
    Neobesseya wissmannii (Hildm. ex K. Schum.) Britton & Rose
    Escobaria missouriensis var. missouriensis (Sweet) D.R. Hunt
    Coryphantha missouriensis var. marstonii (Clover) L.D. Benson
    Coryphantha missouriensis var. robustior (Engelm.) L.D. Benson
    Mammillaria similis var. robustior Engelm.
    Neobesseya roseiflora Lahman ex Turner
    Neobesseya similis (Engelm. & A. Gray) Britton & Rose
    Neobesseya notesteinii (Britton) Britton & Rose
    Escobaria missouriensis ssp. navajoensis Hochstätter
  Common Name(s):    
  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  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyCactaceae Juss. – cactus, cacti  
                               GenusEscobaria Britton & Rose – foxtail cactus, pincushion cactus  
                                  SpeciesEscobaria missouriensis (Sweet) D.R. Hunt – Missouri foxtail cactus  
                                     SubspeciesEscobaria missouriensis ssp. missouriensis (Sweet) D.R. Hunt  

  Expert: Charles A. Butterworth, Ph.D.  
  Notes: ITIS Cactaceae Steward   
  Reference for: Escobaria missouriensis ssp. missouriensis    
  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: Escobaria missouriensis ssp. missouriensis   
  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: Escobaria missouriensis ssp. missouriensis   

 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)  



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