Mammillaria, 1809, nom. rejic.
Type species: a type species (generitype) appears not to have been designated.
Original publication:Stackhouse, J. (1809). Tentamen marino-cryptogamicum, ordinem novum; in genera et species distributum, in Classe XXIVta Linnaei sistens. Mémoires de la Société Imperiale des Naturalistes de Moscou 2: -97.
Taxonomic status: uncertain, requiring further investigation.
Stackhouse did not designate a type of the two species he included: M. exapansa Stackhouse and M. echinata (Stackhouse) Stackhouse [=Fucus echinatus Stackhouse; the first refers to Fucus mamillosus Goodenough & Woodward (now Mastocarpus stellatus), renamed by him Mammillaria expansa Stackhouse, and the second (type localities, various in Cornwall) has also been referred to the same species. - (13 Jun 2013) - M.D. Guiry
Mammillaria Stackhouse is a rejected name in favour of Mammillaria Haworth, 1812, nom. cons (Cactaceae). - (13 Jun 2013) - M.D. Guiry
Numbers of names and species: There are 7 species names in the database at present.
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Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 June 2013 by M.D. Guiry
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