Melocactus glaucescens

Melocactus glaucescens (*)

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Magnoliopsida
Ordo: Caryophyllales
Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Cactoideae
Tribus: Cereeae
Genus: Melocactus
Species: Melocactus glaucescens

References

* [1] Listed plant in CITES Appendix I

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Melocactus glaucescens is a species of plant in the Cactaceae family. It is endemic to Brazil. Its natural habitats are rocky areas and hot deserts. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Source

* Taylor, N.P. 2002. Melocactus glaucescens. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 22 August 2007.

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