Echinocereus viridiflorus

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Echinocereus viridiflorus


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. Echinocereus
Species: Echinocereus viridiflorus
Subspecies: E. v. subsp. correllii – E. v. subsp. viridiflorus


Echinocereus viridiflorus Engelm., 1848


  • Cereus viridiflorus Engelm., Pl. Fendler.: 50. 1849 syn. sec. Britton & Rose 1922
  • Echinocactus viridiflorus (Engelm.) Pritz., Icon. Bot. Index 2: 114. 1855 syn. sec. Britton & Rose 1922
  • Echinocereus viridiflorus var. viridiflorus syn. sec. ???


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Western Central USA
      • SW. South Dakota to N. Texas
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico (Coahuila).

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


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English: nylon hedgehog cactus, Green-flower Hedgehog Cactus, Green Pitaya, Nylon Hedgehog Cactus, nylon hedgehog cactus, green pitaya, green-flower pitaya
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