Melocactus violaceus Pfeiff. [as Melocactus depressus Hook.]

Curtis’s Botanical Magazine, t. 3626-3698, vol. 65 [ser. 2, vol. 12]: t. 3691 (1839) [W.H. Fitch]

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family: Cactaceae
subfamily: Cactoideae
tribe: Cereeae
subtribe:

epithet cited: depressus,-a,-um
epithet recognized: violaceus,-a,-um

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Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, U.S.A.
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Synonyms:
  1. Cactus melocactoides Hoffmanns.
  2. Cactus meonacanthus Lemaire ex Steudel
  3. Cereus meonacanthus Link & Otto ex Steudel
  4. Echinocactus melocactoides Lemaire
  5. Echinocactus meonacanthus Link & Otto
  6. Melocactus depressus Hook.
  7. Melocactus melocactoides (Hoffmanns.) DC.
  8. Melocactus meonacanthus Link & Otto

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Melocactus violaceus Pfeiff. [as Melocactus depressus Hook.]
Curtis’s Botanical Magazine, t. 3626-3698, vol. 65 [ser. 2, vol. 12]: t. 3691 (1839) [W.H. Fitch]
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