Sclerocactus wrightiae

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Sclerocactus wrightiae


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. Parviflori
Species: Sclerocactus wrightiae


  • Sclerocactus wrightiae L.D.Benson, Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles). 38: 55, figs. 5, 6. 1966.


  • Homotypic
    • Ferocactus wrightiae (L.D.Benson) N.P.Taylor, Cact. Succ. J. Gr. Brit. 41: 90. 1979.
    • Pediocactus wrightiae (L.D.Benson) Arp, Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 44(5): 222. 1972.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southern Central USA
      • Utah

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


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Wright's fishhook cactus
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