Melocactus violaceus Pfeiff. [ Cactus melocactoides Hoffmanns.]
Britton, N.L., Rose, J.N., Cactaceae (1919-1923)
Cact.

vol. 3 (1922)
t. 24
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name recognized:
656210 Melocactus violaceus Pfeiff.

name cited:
171787 Cactus melocactoides Hoffmanns.

drawing: M.E. Eaton
family: Cactaceae
subfamily: Cactoideae
tribe: Cacteae
epithet cited: melocactoides

epithet recognized: violaceus,-a,-um

Illustration contributed by:
Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, U.S.A.
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heterotypic synonyms:
Cactus melocactoides Hoffmanns.; Cactus meonacanthus Lemaire ex Steudel; Cereus meonacanthus Link & Otto ex Steudel; Echinocactus melocactoides Lemaire; Echinocactus meonacanthus Link & Otto; Melocactus depressus Hook.; Melocactus melocactoides (Hoffmanns.) DC.; Melocactus meonacanthus Link & Otto;
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6 656210 Melocactus violaceus Pfeiff. Pfeiff. [Cactus melocactoides Hoffmanns.]
N.L. Britton, J.N. Rose, Cact., vol. 3 : t. 24 (1922) [M.E. Eaton]