Cactaceae Juss.

Family in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

PlantaeMagnoliophytaMagnoliopsidaCaryophyllales

  • 136,288

    Occurrences
  • 12,062

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Cactaceae Juss.

Common names

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

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted family

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Published in

Gen. Pl. : 310. 4 Aug 1789.

Habitat

Not marine

Georeferenced data

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Plantae
phylum
Magnoliophyta
class
Magnoliopsida
order
Caryophyllales
family
Cactaceae
genus
584
species
12,062
 
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Bibliography

Cronquist, A. 1988: The evolution and classification of flowering plants. New York, The New York Botanic Gardens.

Mabberley, D. J. 2008: Mabberley's plant book, a portable dictionary of plants, their classification and uses. 3rd ed. Cambridge University Press. 1021 p.

NZFLORA February 2012

Webb, C. J. ; Sykes, W. R. ; Garnock-Jones, P. J. 1988: Flora of New Zealand. Vol. IV. Naturalised Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms, Dicotyledons. Christchurch, New Zealand, Botany Division, D. S. I. R.

Source information

This backbone name usage exists because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage (119466204) has since been removed from the portal.