Echinocereus chisoensis

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Echinocereus chisoensis


Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Cactoideae
Tribus: Echinocereeae
Genus: Echinocereus
Sectio: E. sect. Reichenbachii
Species: Echinocereus chisoensis
Varieties: E. c. var. chisoensis – E. c. var. fobeanus




  • Echinocereus reichenbachii var. chisosensis (W.T.Marshall) L.D.Benson in Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 41: 127. 1969 syn. sec. ???


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southern Central USA
      • SW. Texas
    • Regional: Mexico
      • NE. Mexico.

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



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Vernacular names

English: Chisos Mountain hedgehog cactus
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