Escobaria emskoetteriana

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Escobaria emskoetteriana
Escobaria emskoetteriana


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: Escobaria
Sectio: E. sect. Neobesseya
Species: Escobaria emskoetteriana


Escobaria emskoetteriana (Quehl) Borg, 1937


The specific epithet emskoetteriana honors the German gardener Robert Emskotter in Magdeburg.


  • Coryphantha bella (Britton & Rose) Fosberg
  • Coryphantha emskoetteriana (Quehl) A.Berger
  • Coryphantha muehlbaueriana Boed.
  • Coryphantha piercei Fosberg
  • Coryphantha roberti A.Berger
  • Escobaria bella Britton & Rose
  • Escobaria muehlbaueriana (Boed.) F.M.Knuth
  • Escobaria runyonii Britton & Rose
  • Mammillaria emskoetteriana Quehl
  • Mammillaria escobaria Cory
  • Neobesseya emskoetteriana (Quehl) Lodé
  • Neobesseya muehlbaueriana (Boed.) Boed.


Native distribution areas:
  • 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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Vernacular names[edit]

English: junior Tom Thumb cactus
español: Biznaga-Escobar de Emskoetter
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