Sclerocactus pubispinus

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Sclerocactus pubispinus
Sclerocactus pubispinus


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 pubispinus


  • Sclerocactus pubispinus (Engelm.) L.D.Benson, Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 38: 103. 1966.


  • Basionym
    • Echinocactus pubispinus Engelm., Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 2: 199. 1863.
  • Homotypic
    • Ferocactus pubispinus (Engelm.) N.P.Taylor, Cact. Succ. J. Gr. Brit. 41(4): 90. 1979.


Native distribution areas:
Sclerocactus pubispinus
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southern Central USA
      • Nevada, Utah

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


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Great Basin fishhook cactus

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