1. Family: Cactaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Melocactus Link & Otto
      1. Melocactus violaceus Pfeiff.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is NE. Brazil (to NE. Minas Gerais).

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast

    Melocactus violaceus Pfeiff. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Harley, R.M. [25265], Brazil 55272.000
    Storr [34], Brazil 29047.355

    First published in Allg. Gartenzeitung 3: 313 (1835)

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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 2019. 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