Turbinicarpus schmiedickeanus subsp. sanchezii-mejoradae García-Mor., Gonz.-Bot. & Vargas-Vázq.

, Xerophilia Special issue 4: 5, figs. 1-13 (2014).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
Species Name
Turbinicarpus schmiedickeanus (Boed.) Buxb. & Backeb., Cactaceae (Berlin) 1937(1): Blatt 27 (1937).
Xerophilia. The passion for cacti and other succulents.
Special issue 4: 5, figs. 1-13
Date of Publication
Mar 2014
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Collector Team
L. García -Morales 2414
Municipio de Tula, El Gavial, 1300 m, Matorral Xerófilo Rosetófilo
Collection Date
10 Mar 2013
Type Herbaria
holotype ITCV
isotype GBH
isotype MEXU
isotype TAMUX
Distribution Of Types
Tamaulipas (Mexico, Northern America)
Type Remarks
Herbario del Instituto Tecnológico de Ciudad Victoria, ITCV, Ciudad Victoria, México; ISOTYPES : Herbario Nacional de México, MEXU; Herbario Geo. B. Hinton, GBH; and Herbario del Museo de Historia Natural de Tamaulipas, TAMUX)

Nomenclatural Notes

(as subsp. sanchezi-mejoradae) [epublished]


Eponymy: This new subspecies is dedicated in honor of the late Hernando Sánchez - Mejorada, Mexican botanist disco verer of this plant and great promoter of the conservation of Mexican cacti