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Melocactus harlowii

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Cactoideae
Tribus: Cereeae
Subtribus: Cereinae
Genus: Melocactus
Series: M. ser. Harlowi
Species: Melocactus harlowii
Name

Melocactus harlowii (Britton & Rose) Vaupel, Monatsschr. Kakteenk. 22: 66 (1912).
Note

The specific epithet harlowii honors the US naval officer and commander of the Guantánamo Naval Station Charles Henry Harlow.
Synonyms

Cactus harlowii Britton & Rose in Torreya 12: 16. 1912 syn. sec. Hunt 2006
Melocactus acunae subsp. lagunaensis Z.Mészáros in Acta Biol. Acad. Sci. Hung. 22: 138, f. 14. 1976 syn. sec. Kew WCVP (2019)
Melocactus borhidii Z.Mészáros in Acta Biol. Acad. Sci. Hung. 22: 135. 1976 syn. sec. Hunt 2006
Melocactus harlowii subsp. borhidii (Z.Mészáros) Kunte in Kaktusy (Brno) 49(Special 1): 27. 2013 syn. sec. Kew WCVP (2019)
Melocactus evae Z.Mészáros in Acta Biol. Acad. Sci. Hung. 22(1–2): 135. 1976 syn. sec. Hunt 2006
Melocactus harlowii subsp. evae (Z.Mészáros) Guiggi in Cactology 3 (Suppl. IV): 3. 2013 syn. sec. Kew WCVP (2019)
Melocactus acunae var. flavispinus Z.Mészáros in Acta Bot. Acad. Sci. Hung. 22: 138. 1977 ["1976"], nom. inval., syn. sec. Kew WCVP (2019)

Distribution
Native distribution areas:

Continental: Southern America
Regional: Caribbean
Cuba

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
References
Primary references

Vaupel, F.K.J. 1912. Monatsschrift für Kakteenkunde. Berlin 22: 66.

Additional references

Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
Korotkova, N., Aquino, D., Arias, S., Eggli, U., Franck, A. , Gómez-Hinostrosa, C., Guerrero, P.C., Hernández, H.M., Kohlbecker, A., Köhler, M., Luther, K., Majure, L.C., Müller, A., Metzing, D., Nyffeler, R., Sánchez, D., Schlumpberger, B. & Berendsohn, W.G. 2021. Cactaceae at Caryophyllales. org–a dynamic online species-level taxonomic backbone for the family. Willdenowia 51(2): 251–270. DOI: 10.3372/wi.51.51208 Open access Reference page.

Links

Korotkova, N. et al. 2021. Melocactus harlowii in Cactaceae at Caryophyllales.org. A global synthesis of species diversity in the angiosperm order Caryophyllales. Published online. Accessed: 2021 Nov 30. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2021. Melocactus harlowii in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2021 Apr 04. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2021. Melocactus harlowii. Published online. Accessed: Apr 04 2021.
Tropicos.org 2021. Melocactus harlowii. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 04 Apr 2021.
Hassler, M. 2021. Melocactus harlowii. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2021. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published online. Accessed: 2021 Apr 04. Reference page.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Melocactus harlowii in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 09-Oct-10.

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