Homalocephala texensis

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Homalocephala texensis
Homalocephala texensis


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: Homalocephala
Species: Homalocephala texensis


Homalocephala texensis (Hopffer) Britton & Rose, 1922


  • Echinocactus texensis Hopffer in Allg. Gartenzeitung 10(38): 297–298. 1842 syn. sec. Vargas-Luna & al. 2018
    • Echinocactus lindheimeri Engelm. & A.Gray in Boston J. Nat. Hist. 5: 246. 1845 syn. sec. Britton & Rose 1922
    • Echinocactus platycephalus Muehlenpf. in Allg. Gartenzeitung 16: 9. 1848 syn. sec. Britton & Rose 1922
    • Echinocactus courantianus Lem. ex Labour., Monogr. Cact.: 196. 1853 syn. sec. Britton & Rose 1922
    • Echinocactus texensis var. gourgensii Cels ex Labour., Monogr. Cact.: 196. 1853 syn. sec. Britton & Rose 1922
      • Homalocephala texensis var. gourgensii (Cels ex Labour.) Y.Itô, Cacti, ed. 2: 108. 1952 syn. sec. Korotkova 2021
    • Echinocactus texensis var. longispinus Schelle, Handb. Kakteenkult.: 161. 1907 syn. sec. Britton & Rose 1922


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Northeast
    • Regional: Southern Central USA
      • New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas

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


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: devil's pincushion, horse crippler
español: Biznaga-tonel manca caballo
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