Grusonia

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Grusonia
Grusonia parishii 4.jpg
Grusonia parishii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Opuntioideae
Tribe: Cylindropuntieae
Genus: Grusonia
Rchb.f. ex Britton & Rose[1]
Species

etc.

Grusonia is a genus of opuntioid cacti (family Cactaceae), originating from the North American Deserts in Southwest United States and northern Mexico, including Baja California. Authors differ on precise boundaries of the genus, which has been included in Cylindropuntia.[2]

Species include:[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IPNI Plant Name Query Results for Grusonia, The International Plant Names Index, retrieved 2012-04-17 . The IPNI entry notes that Britton & Rose incorrectly gave the authority as "F. Reichenbach", an error repeated by Anderson (2001, p. 342).
  2. ^ Anderson, Edward F. (2001), The Cactus Family, Pentland, Oregon: Timber Press, ISBN 978-0-88192-498-5 , pp. 342–343
  3. ^ Anderson 2001, pp. 343–347.


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