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M Sclerocactus blainei S.L. Welsh & K.H. Thorne is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Sclerocactus (family Cactaceae).

The record derives from Tropicos (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 5101071) with original publication details: Great Basin Naturalist 45(3): 553–555, f. 1 1985.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Pediocactus spinosior var. schlesseri (K.D. Heil & S.L. Welsh) Halda Synonym L TRO
Sclerocactus schlesseri K.D. Heil & S.L. Welsh Synonym M TRO
Sclerocactus spinosior subsp. blainei (S.L. Welsh & K.H. Thorne) Hochstätter Synonym L TRO
Sclerocactus spinosior var. blainei (S.L. Welsh & K.H. Thorne) R. May Synonym L TRO

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-5101071, and has not been changed.