Coryphantha (Engelm.) Lem.
  • Cactées 32. 1868.

This taxon is accepted by Cactaceae
Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

General Description

"Stems cylindric to globose, solitary or forming clumps, not jointed, covered with cylindric to conic tubercles, each of these with a terminal areole bearing radial and usually also central spines but lacking glochids; fls arising individually on new growth of the season at the base of an adaxial groove descending from the areole; hypanthium funnelform- prolonged above the ovary; fr thin-walled, fleshy; seeds small, dark, wingless. 30+, N. Amer."

Included Species


  • 1 "Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp."
  • 2 Cactées 32. 1868.

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