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Obregonia denegrii

Obregonia denegrii (*)

Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Cactoideae
Tribus: Cacteae
Genus: Obregonia
Species: Obregonia denegrii

Obregonia denegrii Frič, Zivot Prir. 29(2): 14 [Kakt. a Succ. 3] (1925).

The specific epithet negrii is named after Ramon P. De Negri, who was the Minister of Agriculture of Mexico when the cacti was first described by Alberto Vojtěch Frič in 1923

Ariocarpus denegrii (Frič) W.T.Marshall, Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 18: 56 (1946).
Strombocactus denegrii (Frič) G.D.Rowley, Repert. Pl. Succ. 23: 9. 1972 publ. 1974, comb. inval.

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Northern America
Regional: Mexico
Mexico Northeast

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

Frič, A.V. (1925) Zivot V Prirod 29 (2): 14 [Kakt. a Succ. 3].

Additional references

Villaseñor, J.L. 2016. Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559–902. DOI: 10.1016/j.rmb.2016.06.017 Online PDF Reference page.
Hernández, H.M. & Gómez-Hinostrosa, C. (2015). Mapping the cacti of Mexico part II. Mammillaria Succulent Plant Research 9: 1-189.
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. Obregonia denegrii in Cactaceae at A global synthesis of species diversity in the angiosperm order Caryophyllales. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Nov 23. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2021. Obregonia denegrii in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Mar 25. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2021. Obregonia denegrii. Published online. Accessed: Mar 25 2021. 2021. Obregonia denegrii. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Mar 25.
Hassler, M. 2021. Obregonia denegrii. 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 Mar 25. Reference page.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Obregonia denegrii in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 09-Oct-10.

Vernacular names
English: artichoke cactus
español: biznaga de Obregón
suomi: Artisokkakaktus

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