Echinocereus websterianus

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Echinocereus websterianus


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 websterianus


  • Echinocereus websterianus G.E.Linds., Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 19: 153, fig. 102, 103. 1947.


The specific epithet websterianus honors the American philanthropist Gertrude D. Webster (1872-1947), who was one of the main sponsors of the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico (Sonora: Island San Pedro Nolasco).

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


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