Frailea matoana Buining & Bredero, 1971



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Considered a synonym of F. cataphracta by (Humphreys et al., 2019)


Conservation Status




Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil


Biology & Ecology










Humphreys, Aelys M., Govaerts, Rafaël, Ficinski, Sarah Z., Lughadha, Eimear Nic and Vorontsova, Maria S. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047. [Supplementary Dataset 1]

Hunt, D. (1992). CITES Cactaceae Checklist: 1-190. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

POWO. 2018. Plants of the World online. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Walter, Kerry S. and Gillett, Harriet J. (eds.). (1998). 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. Compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Gland, Switzerland & Cambridge, UK: IUCN – The World Conservation Union. lxiv + 862 pp.


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