Discocactus placentiformis (Lehm.) Schumann [ Discocactus insignis Pfeiff.]
Nova acta physico-medica academiae caesareae leopoldino-carolinae naturae curiosorum (1757-1839)
Nova Acta Phys.-Med. Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. Nat. Cur.

vol. 19(1): (1839)
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t. 15
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name recognized:
351757 Discocactus placentiformis (Lehm.) Schumann
name recognized (basionym):
171896 Cactus placentiformis Lehm.

name cited:
351738 Discocactus insignis Pfeiff.

family: Cactaceae
subfamily: Cactoideae
tribe: Hylocereeae
epithet cited: insignis,-is,-e

epithet recognized: placentiformis,-is,-e

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homotypic synonyms:
Cactus placentiformis Lehm.; Echinocactus placentiformis (Lehm.) Schumann;
heterotypic synonyms:
Discocactus alteolens Lemaire ex A.Dietr.; Discocactus alteolens Schumann; Discocactus besleri F.A.C.Weber; Discocactus crystallophilus Diers & Esteves; Discocactus insignis Pfeiff.; Discocactus latispinus Buining & Brederoo; Discocactus lehmannii Pfeiff.; Discocactus linkii Pfeiff.; Discocactus multicolorispinus P.J.Braun & Brederoo; Discocactus pseudolatispinus Diers & Esteves; Discocactus pugionacanthus Buining & Brederoo; Discocactus pulvinicapitatus Buining & Brederoo; Discocactus tricornis Monv. ex Pfeiff. & Otto; Echinocactus alteolens (Lam. ex A.Dietr.) Schumann; Echinocactus tricornis Monv. ex A.Dietr.;
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