Melocactus intortus (Mill.) Urb. Turk’s cap

Symbol: MEIN7
Group: Dicot
Family: Cactaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub
Native Status:
  
  
Synonyms:
  CAIN36 Cactus intortus Mill.
Distribution: Melocactusintortus(Mill.) Urb. distribution:
USA+(PR, VI)
Classification:
     
Kingdom   Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass   Caryophyllidae
Order   Caryophyllales
Family   Cactaceae – Cactus family
Genus   Melocactus Link & Otto – melocactus
Species   Melocactus intortus (Mill.) Urb. – Turk’s cap

Source: USDA