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Melocactus concinnus

Melocactus concinnus (*)

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
Species: Melocactus concinnus

Melocactus concinnus Buining & Brederoo, 1972

Melocactus concinnus is not accepted by POWO, es considered synonym of Melocactus pruinosus Werderm.

Melocactus axiniphorus Buining & Brederoo; Succulenta, 55(10): 194 (1976)
Melocactus concinnus ssp. axiniphorus (Buining & Brederoo) P.J.Braun & Esteves; Schumannia 3: 188 (2001 publ. 2002)
Melocactus pruinosus var. concinnus (Buining & Brederoo) P.J.Braun; Bradleya, 6: 95 (1988)
Melocactus pruinosus Werderm.; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin, 12: 228 (1934)
Melocactus robustispinus Buining & Brederoo; Succulenta, 56(5): 116 (1977)
Melocactus zehntneri ssp. robustispinus (Buining & al.) P.J.Braun; Bradleya, 6: 98 (1988)

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Southern America
Regional: Brazil
NE-Brazil (Bahia); SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais)

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

Buining, A.F.H. & Brederoo, A.J. 1899: Kakteen und Andere Sukkulenten 23: 5

Additional references

Hunt, D. (2016). CITES Cactaceae Checklist, ed. 3: 1-174. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
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. 2021. Melocactus concinnus in Cactaceae at A global synthesis of species diversity in the angiosperm order Caryophyllales. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Nov 29. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2021. Melocactus concinnus in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Apr 03. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2021. Melocactus concinnus. Published online. Accessed: Apr 03 2021. 2021. Melocactus concinnus. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Apr 03.
Hassler, M. 2021. Melocactus concinnus. 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 on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Apr 03. Reference page.

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