Ferocactus pottsii

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Ferocactus pottsii


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 pottsii


Ferocactus pottsii (Salm-Dyck) Backeb., Cactaceae 5: 2738 (1961).


  • Echinocactus bicolor var. pottsii Salm-Dyck
  • Echinocactus bicolor f. pottsii (Salm-Dyck) Voss
  • Echinocactus pottsii Salm-Dyck
  • Thelocactus bicolor var. pottsii (Salm-Dyck) Backeb.
  • Thelocactus pottsii (Salm-Dyck) Britton & Rose


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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