Sclerocactus nyensis

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Sclerocactus nyensis


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: Sclerocactus
Sectio: S. sect. Sclerocactus
Species: Sclerocactus nyensis


  • Sclerocactus nyensis Hochstätter, Succulenta (Netherlands) 71(6): 253 (-255; photogr.). 1992.


  • Homotypic
    • Pediocactus nyensis (Hochstätter) Halda, Acta Mus. Richnov., Sect. Nat. 5(1): 15. 1998.
    • Sclerocactus spinosior subsp. nyensis (Hochstätter) Lüthy, Cactaceae Syst. Init. 23: 28. 2008.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southwestern USA
      • Nevada (N. Mojave Desert).

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


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Nye County fishhook cactus

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