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Echinocereus triglochidiatus Engelm.
Mem. Tour N. Mexico [Wislizenus] 93, adnot. 1848 [Apr 1848]
Family: CACTACEAE

Echinocereus triglochidiatus Photo by: Andrea B.
The glorious flower colour of the ''Hedgehog Cactus'' rivals that of the desert sunset. The flowers are a beautiful deep red, with many petals that form the shape of a cup. They bloom from April through June, and are the first to bloom in the desert.

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echinocereus triglochidiatus Engelm.
Mem. Tour N. Mexico [Wislizenus] 93, adnot. 1848 [Apr 1848]
Synonymy: 2 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. inermis (K.Schum.) G.D.Rowley
Repert. Pl. Succ. 22: 8. 1973
Synonymy: 4 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. inermis f. cristata hort.

Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. melanacanthus (Engelm. ex A.Gray) L.D.Benson
Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 4th ser. 25: 254. 1944
Synonymy: 10 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. mojavensis (Engelm. & J.M.Bigelow) L.D.Benson
Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 4th ser. 25: 255. 1944
Synonymy: 6
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Mound Hedgehog-Cactus, Claret-Cup Hedgehog, Kingcup Cactus, King's Crown Cactus, Spineless Hedgehog, Strawberry Cactus, Mound Cactus, Crimson Hedgehog, Mound Hedgehog Cactus, Mojave Mound Cactus, Mojave Kingcup Cactus, Mojave Hedgehog, Curve-Spined Claret Cup, Claretcup Hedgehog
SPANISH (Español): Órgano-pequeño, Copa de Vino, Pitallito
TARAHUMARA: Híkuri, Wichurí

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Echinocereus triglochidiatus group



26374 diegoe Diego Armentano
Echinocereus triglochidiatus Photo by: Diego Armentano
590 andrea Andrea B.
- It is a beautiful plant with long-lasting, waxy, scarlet flowers, which make it a favorite among gardeners.The flowers are pollinated by hummingbirds. Photo by: Andrea B.

16138 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Echinocereus triglochidiatus Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
587 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Echinocereus triglochidiatus Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

7124 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Echinocereus triglochidiatus Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
586 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Echinocereus triglochidiatus Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

16137 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Echinocereus triglochidiatus Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
7125 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Echinocereus triglochidiatus Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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