Suculentas \ Cactaceae \ Cactoideae \ Cacteae \ Echinocactus

(Link & Otto 1827)

Etymology: Greek [Echinos-], porcupine.

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Principales Taxones:
Echinocactus grusonii (Hildmann 1891)

Echinocactus grusonii (Hildmann 1891)

Etymology: Dedicated to Hermann Gruson, (1821-1895) German engineer based in Magdeburg and cacti grower.
Origin: Northern Mexico and southern US.

It is one of the most popular plants among enthutiasts. It has got an easy cultivation and a quick growing and can be founded in every collection. Paradoxically this plant is nowadays seriously threatened. Leer Más

Echinocactus platyacanthus (Link & Otto 1827)

Echinocactus platyacanthus (Link & Otto 1827)

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Otros Taxones:
Echinocactus horizonthalonius (Lemaire 1839)
Echinocactus parryi (Engelmann 1856)
Echinocactus polycephalus (Engelmann & Bigelow 1856)
Echinocactus texensis (Hopffer 1842)
Nombres en Desuso:
Echinocactus cornigerus (De Candolle 1828) Vease -> Ferocactus latispinus (Britton & Rose 1922)
Echinocactus wislizeni (Engelmann 1848) Vease -> Ferocactus wislizeni ((Engelmann) Britton & Rose 1922)