Eggli, U. & Leuenberger, B. E.: The Cárdenas type specimens of Cactaceae names in the herbarium of the Instituto Miguel Lillo, Tucumán, Argentina (LIL). — Willdenowia 35: 179–192.-ISSN 0511-9618; © 2005 BGBM Berlin-Dahlem. doi:10.3372/wi.35.35115 (available via http://dx.doi.org/)
A list of type specimens of Cactaceae names in the collection of the Bolivian botanist Martín Cárdenas (1899–1973) deposited in the herbarium of the Instituto Miguel Lillo in San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina, is provided. Biographical data, unresolved questions concerning the fate of the Cárdenas collections and incongruences concerning the collecting dates are briefly discussed. Of the 176 specific and 18 infraspecific names published from Cárdenas's material of Cactaceae, a total of 73 type specimens was located at LIL. The fate of the missing specimens remains unknown.