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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Opuntioideae
Tribus: Opuntieae
Genus: Tacinga
Species: T. armata – T. braunii – T. funalis – T. gladispina – T. inamoena – T. lilae – T. palmadora – T. saxatilis – T. subcylindrica – T. werneri – T. zehntneri
Nothospecies: T. × flammea – T. × quipa

Tacinga Britton & Rose, Cact. 1: 39. 21. (1919)

Type species: Tacinga funalis Britton & Rose (1919)


Britton, N.L. & Rose, J.N. 1919. The Cactaceae 1: 39. 21.
Korotkova, N. et al. 2021. Tacinga in Cactaceae at A global synthesis of species diversity in the angiosperm order Caryophyllales. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Dec. 30. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2021. Tacinga. Published online. Accessed: DEc. 30 2021.

Tacinga is a genus in the cactus family Cactaceae, native to northeast Brazil (from northeast Minas Gerais to southern Rio Grande do Norte, including Bahia, Sergipe, Alagoas, Pernambuco and Paraíba). Once thought to be monotypic, the genus now many species.

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