The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Ferocactus

The genus Ferocactus is in the family Cactaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Ferocactus

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Ferocactus alamosanus (Britton & Rose) Britton & Rose Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Ferocactus bicolor (Galeotti ex Pfeiff.) N.P.Taylor Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Ferocactus chrysacanthus (Orcutt) Britton & Rose Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Ferocactus crassihamatus (A.A.Weber) Britton & Rose Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Ferocactus cylindraceus (Engelm.) Orcutt Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 3
Ferocactus diguetii (A.A.Weber) Britton & Rose Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Ferocactus echidne (DC.) Britton & Rose Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Ferocactus emoryi (Engelm.) Orcutt Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Ferocactus flavovirens (Scheidw.) Britton & Rose Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Ferocactus fordii (Orcutt) Britton & Rose Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Ferocactus glaucescens (DC.) Britton & Rose Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Ferocactus glaucus (K.Schum.) N.P.Taylor Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Ferocactus gracilis H.E.Gates Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 2
Ferocactus haematacanthus (Monv. ex Salm-Dyck) Bravo ex Backeb. & F.M.Knuth Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Ferocactus hamatacanthus (Muehlenpf.) Britton & Rose Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Ferocactus herrerae J.G.Ortega Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Ferocactus heterochromus (A.A.Weber) N.P.Taylor Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Ferocactus histrix (DC.) G.E.Linds. Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Ferocactus histrix Lindsay Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Ferocactus johnsonii (Parry ex Engelm.) Britton & Rose Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Ferocactus lindsayi Bravo Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Ferocactus lindsayi M. Bravo Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Ferocactus macrodiscus (Mart.) Britton & Rose Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Ferocactus mathssonii (A.Berger ex K.Schum.) N.P.Taylor Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Ferocactus mesae-verdae (Boissev. & C.Davidson ex Marshall & Bloc) N.P.Taylor Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Ferocactus parviflorus (Clover & Jotter) N.P.Taylor Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Ferocactus peninsulae (A.A.Weber) Britton & Rose Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 4
Ferocactus pilosus (Galeotti ex Salm-Dyck) Werderm. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Ferocactus pottsii (Salm-Dyck) Backeb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Ferocactus recurvus (Mill.) Borg Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Ferocactus robustus (Karw. ex Pfeiff.) Britton & Rose Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Ferocactus schwarzii G.E.Linds. Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Ferocactus schwarzii Linds. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Ferocactus tiburonensis (G.Lindsay) Backeb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Ferocactus tobuschii (W.T.Marshall) N.P.Taylor Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Ferocactus uncinatus (Galeotti ex Pfeiff.) Britton & Rose Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Ferocactus viridescens (Nutt. ex Torr. & A.Gray) Britton & Rose Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Ferocactus whipplei (Engelm. & J.M.Bigelow) N.P.Taylor Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Ferocactus wislizeni (Engelm.) Britton & Rose Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Ferocactus wrightiae (L.D.Benson) N.P.Taylor Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 189 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Ferocactus. Of these 24 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 149 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Ferocactus. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 189 species names for the genus Ferocactus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 24 12.7%
Synonym 131 69.3%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 34 18.0%

All names

The status of the 338 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Ferocactus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 36 10.7%
Synonym 258 76.3%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 44 13.0%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 189 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Ferocactus, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 18 81 0 0 99 52.4%
Low confidence 6 50 0 34 90 47.6%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Ferocactus is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 5 0 3 0 8 4.2%
WCSP (in review) 24 126 0 31 0 181 95.8%