⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.
This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record tro-5107923, with some changes.
This name is a synonym of Melocactus zehntneri .
The record derives from Tropicos which reports it as a synonym (record
5107923) with original publication details: Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 45: 227 227 1973.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: