Melocactus (Melocactus deinacanthus)

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Melocactus fact file

Melocactus description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassMagnoliopsida
OrderCaryophyllales
FamilyCactaceae
GenusMelocactus (1)

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Melocactus status

Melocactus deinacanthus is classified as Endangered (EN) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix I of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Endangered

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (August, 2013)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (August, 2013)
    http://www.cites.org
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Melocactus deinacanthus in habitat  
Melocactus deinacanthus in habitat

© JM Solichon

JM Solichon
Jardin Exotique BP 105 MC 98002 MONACO Cedex
United Kingdom
Tel: +33 (6) 0925 1985
Jmsolichon@gmail.com

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