Cactaceae

Family in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

PlantaeTracheophytaMagnoliopsidaCaryophyllales

  • 210,815

    Occurrences
  • 5,798

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Cactaceae

Common names

  • Cactus eng
  • cactus family eng
  • Cactacées fra
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

accepted family

Published in

Gen. Pl.: 310. 4 Aug 1789.

Habitat

Not marine

Georeferenced data

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All 98,264 | In viewable area

Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Distribution range

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Plantae
phylum
Tracheophyta
class
Magnoliopsida
order
Caryophyllales
family
Cactaceae
genus
400
species
5,798
 
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Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built.
View the primary source usage in Catalogue of Life.

Record history

This record was last modified on Feb 14, 2017.