1. Family: Cactaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Echinocactus Link & Otto
      1. Echinocactus platyacanthus Link & Otto

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico (Nuevo León to Oaxaca).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southwest

    Echinocactus platyacanthus Link & Otto appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Parry [271], Mexico K000250045
    Pringle, C.G. [6696], Puebla K000062776 Unknown type material
    Peacock [0] K000250052
    Hernandez et al [1745], Mexico K000062777
    Hernandez et al [1902], Mexico K000062778
    Hernandez et al [1930], Mexico K000250046
    Hernandez et al [1791], Mexico K000062779

    First published in Verh. Vereins Beförd. Gartenbaues Königl. Preuss. Staaten 3: 423 (1827)

    Accepted by

    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Hernández, H.M. & Gómez-Hinostrosa, C. (2015). Mapping the cacti of Mexico part II. Mammillaria Succulent Plant Research 9: 1-189.
    • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
    • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Hernández, H.M. & Gómez-Hinostrosa, C. (2015). Mapping the cacti of Mexico part II. Mammillaria Succulent Plant Research 9: 1-189.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0