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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico (S. Baja California).

Native to:

Mexico Northwest

Ferocactus townsendianus Britton & Rose appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Taylor [73], Mexico Ferocactus peninsulae var. townsendianus K000062871
Taylor [59], Mexico Ferocactus peninsulae var. townsendianus K000062869
Taylor [70A], Mexico Ferocactus peninsulae var. townsendianus K000062872

First published in Cact. 3: 127 (1922)

Accepted by

  • Hunt, D. (2016). CITES Cactaceae Checklist, ed. 3: 1-174. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919. [Cited as Ferocactus peninsulae var. townsensianus.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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