Ferocactus alamosanus

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Ferocactus alamosanus
Ferocactus alamosanus


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: Ferocactus
Sectio: F. sect. Ferocactus
Species: Ferocactus alamosanus
Subspecies: F. a. subsp. alamosanus – F. a. subsp. reppenhagenii


Ferocactus alamosanus (Britton & Rose) Britton & Rose, Cactaceae 3: 137. (1922).


  • Echinocactus alamosanus Britton & Rose
  • Ferocactus alamosanus var. platygonus G.E.Linds.
  • Ferocactus pottsii var. alamosanus (Britton & Rose) G.Unger
  • Parrycactus alamosanus (Britton & Rose) Doweld


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest

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


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