Coryphantha echinus

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Coryphantha echinus


Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Cactoideae
Tribus: Cacteae
Genus: Coryphantha
Subgenus: C. subg. Coryphantha
Sectio: C. sect. Coryphantha
Series: C. ser. Corniferae
Subseries: C. subser. Delaetianae
Species: Coryphantha echinus


Coryphantha echinus (Engelm.) Orcutt, 1922


  • Cactus echinus (Engelm.) Kuntze
  • Cactus pectinatus Kuntze
  • Coryphantha cornifera var. echinus (Engelm.) L.D.Benson
  • Coryphantha echinus var. robusta A.M.Powell
  • Coryphantha pectinata (Engelm.) Britton & Rose
  • Coryphantha radians var. echinus (Engelm.) Y.Itô
  • Coryphantha radians var. pectinata (Engelm.) Borg
  • Mammillaria echinus Engelm.
  • Mammillaria pectinata Engelm.
  • Mammillaria radians var. echinus (Engelm.) K.Schum.


Native distribution areas:
Coryphantha echinus
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southern Central USA
      • Texas
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Northeast

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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