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Sclerocactus Britton & Rose, Cactaceae 3: 212. 1922 sec. Hunt 2016
  • 1. later homonym; IPNI: 16 sept 2020


Revised by Carlos Gómez-Hinostrosa & Héctor M. Hernández


Phylogenetics: Confirmed as monophyletic by Butterworth & al. (2002) and Vázquez-Sánchez & al. (2013). The generic status and limits of Echinomastus need further evaluation because it was found polyphyletic by Vázquez-Sánchez & al. (2013).
Key literature: Revisions/monographs by Heil & Porter (1994) and Hochstätter (2005).A


A. Hernández-Ledesma, P., Berendsohn, W. G., Borsch, T., von Mering, S., Akhani, H., Arias, S., Castañeda-Noa, I., Eggli, U., Eriksson, R., Flores-Olvera, H., Fuentes-Bazán, S., Kadereit, G., Klak, C., Korotkova, N., Nyffeler, R., Ocampo, G. & Ochoterena, H. 2015: A taxonomic backbone for the global synthesis of species diversity in the angiosperm order Caryophyllales. – Willdenowia 45(3): 281-383