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Coryphantha sneedii var. leei (Rose ex Boed.) L.D.Benson
Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 41: 189. 1969
Family: CACTACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Escobaria sneedii subs. leei (Rose ex Boed.) D.R.Hunt
Cactaceae Consensus Init. 4: 5. 1997 [Oct 1997]

Escobaria sneedii v leei
Escobaria sneedii v leei
SB397 Eddy Co, NM. USA - In cultivation the Escobaria sneedii v. leei will form beautiful large mounds with hundreds of small heads.

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Escobaria sneedii Britton & Rose
Cactaceae (Britton & Rose) 4: 56 (fig. 54). 1923
Synonymy: 4 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Escobaria sneedii subs. leei (Rose ex Boed.) D.R.Hunt
Cactaceae Consensus Init. 4: 5. 1997 [Oct 1997]
Synonymy: 5
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Lee's Escobaria, Lee's Cory Cactus., Lee's Pincushion

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Escobaria sneedii group

  • Escobaria organensis (Zimmerman) Castetter, P.Pierce & K.H.Schwer.: it is less white with central spines yellow, tips often reddish brown and has a large average stem diameter. Distribution: Northern Franklin Mountains and the southern part of the Organ Mountains. New Mexico.
  • Escobaria sneedii Britton & Rose: has 6-20 central spines white with dark tips up to 30 mm long, radials 20-55 bristle-like white. Flowers pink. Distribution: Franklin Mountains (west Texas) and Florida and Guadalupe Mountains (southern New Mexico).
  • Escobaria sneedii v leeiEscobaria sneedii subs. leei (Rose ex Boed.) D.R.Hunt: has 30-90 radial spines about 1-2,5 mm long, white often brown at tip, sometimes with one to few short centrals. It is a neotenic form of Escobaria sneedii. Distribution: Eddy County, Guadalupe Mountains, New Mexico.

621 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Escobaria sneedii v leei SB397 Eddy Co, NM. USA - 10 a.m. the flowers are going to open... (Escobaria sneedii subs. leei) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
622 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
The same plant at noon: the flowers are completely open. (Escobaria sneedii subs. leei) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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Coryphantha sneedii var. leei (Escobaria sneedii subs. leei) Photo by: Cactus Art
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Coryphantha sneedii var. leei (Escobaria sneedii subs. leei) Photo by: Cactus Art

624 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Escobaria sneedii v leei SB397 Eddy Co, NM. USA - Floer's buds. (Escobaria sneedii subs. leei) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
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Coryphantha sneedii var. leei (Escobaria sneedii subs. leei) Photo by: Andrea B.

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Coryphantha sneedii var. leei (Escobaria sneedii subs. leei) Photo by: Cactus Art
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Coryphantha sneedii var. leei (Escobaria sneedii subs. leei) Photo by: Cactus Art

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