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Cactus scheeri (Muehlenpf.) Kuntze
Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 261. 1891 [5 Nov 1891]
Family: CACTACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Coryphantha robustispina subs. scheeri (Muehlenpf.) N.P.Taylor
Cactaceae Consensus Init. 6: 18. 1998

Cactus scheeri (Coryphantha robustispina subs. scheeri) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
Coryphantha scheeri SB843 (Collector: Steven Brack) Brewster County, Texas, USA

Synonyms:

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Coryphantha robustispina (A.Schott ex Engelm.) Britton & Rose
Cactaceae (Britton & Rose) 4: 33. 1923
Synonymy: 10 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Coryphantha robustispina subs. scheeri (Muehlenpf.) N.P.Taylor
Cactaceae Consensus Init. 6: 18. 1998
Synonymy: 8 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Coryphantha robustispina subs. uncinata (L.D.Benson) N.P.Taylor
Cactaceae Consensus Init. 6: 18. 1998
Synonymy: 3
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Pima Pineapple Cactus, Stout Needle mulee, Scheer Strong Spined Cory-cactus, Scheer Cory-cactus, Robust Pincushion, Devil's Pincushion, Mulee, Needle mulee, Beehive cactus, Pineapple cactus, Scheer pincushion, Long-tubercled Corphantha
SPANISH (Español): Biznaga-partida de Espinas Gruesas

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Coryphantha robustispina group

  • Coryphantha robustispina (A.Schott ex Engelm.) Britton & Rose: (Subsp. robustispina) is typically larger and has a single curved or hooked central spine. Distribution: Arizona.
  • Coryphantha robustispina subs. scheeri (Muehlenpf.) N.P.Taylor: has straight central spines. Distribution: USA (west Texas, New Mexico) and Mexico (Chihuahua)
  • Coryphantha robustispina subs. uncinata (L.D.Benson) N.P.Taylor: has strongly curved or hooked central spines. Distribution (Arizona, New Mexico, west Texas) and Mexico (Chihuahua).
  • Coryphantha scheeri var. valida (Engelm.) L.D.Benson in L.D.Benson: this is the New Mexican form of Coryphantha robustispina subs. scheeri. It is not enough distinct to delineate a variety or subspecies.

16821 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Nectar drops from the glads in the tubercular furrow. (Coryphantha robustispina subs. scheeri) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
16823 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Cactus scheeri (Coryphantha robustispina subs. scheeri) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli


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