Escobaria sneedii

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Escobaria sneedii
Escobaria sneedii


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. Escobaria
Species: Escobaria sneedii
Subspecies: E. s. subsp. orcuttii – E. s. subsp. sneedii


Escobaria sneedii Britton & Rose, 1923


The epithet of the species honors J. R. Sneed, the discoverer of the species.


  • Coryphantha albicolumnaria (Hester) Zimmerman
  • Coryphantha sneedii (Britton & Rose) A.Berger
  • Coryphantha sneedii var. albicolumnaria (Hester) A.D.Zimmerman
  • Coryphantha sneedii var. guadalupensis (S.Brack & K.D.Heil) A.D.Zimmerman
  • Escobaria albicolumnaria Hester
  • Escobaria guadalupensis S.Brack & K.D.Heil
  • Escobaria sandbergii Castetter, P.Pierce & K.H Schwer.
  • Escobaria sneedii subsp. albicolumnaria (Hester) Lüthy
  • Escobaria sneedii subsp. sandbergii (Castetter, P.Pierce & K.H Schwer.) Lüthy
  • Escobaria sneedii subsp. villardii (Castetter, P.Pierce & K.H Schwer.) Lüthy
  • Escobaria villardii Castetter, P.Pierce & K.H Schwer.
  • Mammillaria sneedii (Britton & Rose) Cory


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

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


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English: Sneed's Pincushion, carpet foxtail cactus
svenska: Gyttrad escobaria
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