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Grusonia bradtiana

Grusonia bradtiana (*)

Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Opuntioideae
Tribus: Cylindropuntieae
Genus: Grusonia
Species: Grusonia bradtiana

Grusonia bradtiana (J.M.Coult.) Britton & Rose, 1919

The specific epithet bradtiana honors George M. Bradt, editor of The Southern Florist and Gardener magazine

Cereus bradtianus J.M.Coult. in Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 3: 406. 1896 syn. sec. Hernández & al. 2014
Opuntia bradtiana (J.M.Coult.) K.Brandegee in Erythea 5: 121. 1897 syn. sec. Hunt 2006
Grusonia cereiformis K.Schum. in Monatsschr. Kakteenk. 4: 110. 1894 syn. sec. Hernández & al. 2014
Opuntia cereiformis F.A.C.Weber, Dict. Hort.: 897. 1898 syn. sec. Tropicos

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Northern America
Regional: Mexico
NE. Mexico

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

Britton, N.L. & Rose, J.N. 1919. The Cactaceae. Descriptions and Illustrations of Plants of the Cactus Family. Vol. 1. 236 pp. + 38 pl. Carnegie Institution of Washington. BHL PDF Reference page. : 1: 215.

Additional references

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. 


Korotkova, N. et al. 2022. Grusonia bradtiana in Cactaceae at Caryophyllales.org. A global synthesis of species diversity in the angiosperm order Caryophyllales. Published online. Accessed: 2022 Jan 01. Reference page. 
Govaerts, R. et al. 2022. Grusonia bradtiana in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2022 Jan 01. Reference page. 
International Plant Names Index. 2022. Grusonia bradtiana. Published online. Accessed: Jan 01 2022.
Tropicos.org 2022. Grusonia bradtiana. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 01 Jan 2022.

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