Ferocactus robustus

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Ferocactus robustus
Ferocactus robustus


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 robustus


Ferocactus robustus (Karw. ex Pfeiff.) Britton & Rose, 1922


  • Echinocactus agglomeratus Karw. ex Pfeiff.
  • Echinocactus robustus Otto ex Pfeiff.
  • Echinocactus robustus var. monstruosus Pfeiff.
  • Echinocactus robustus var. prolifer Pfeiff.
  • Echinocactus subulifer Link & Otto
  • Echinofossulocactus robustus (Otto ex Pfeiff.) Lawr.
  • Melocactus prolifer Otto & A.Dietr.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Central, Mexico Southwest

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


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English: Cactus
lietuvių: Tvirtasis ferokaktusas
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