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Cactus tulensis Poselg.
Allg. Gartenzeitung (Otto & Dietrich) 21: 125. 1853
Family: CACTACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Thelocactus tulensis (Poselg.) Britton & Rose
Cactaceae (Britton & Rose) 4: 11, fig. 10. 1923 Britton & Rose

Cactus tulensis (Thelocactus tulensis) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
KKR85 Tepeyac, SLP, Mexico. tubercles.

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Thelocactus tulensis (Poselg.) Britton & Rose
Cactaceae (Britton & Rose) 4: 11, fig. 10. 1923
Synonymy: 10 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Thelocactus tulensis subs. buekii (E.Klein bis) N.P.Taylor
Cactaceae Consensus Init. 5: 14. 1998
Synonymy: 6 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Thelocactus tulensis subs. matudae (Sánchez-Mej. & A.B.Lau) N.P.Taylor
Cactaceae Consensus Init. 5: 14. 1998
Synonymy: 7 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Thelocactus tulensis subs. vaskoanus (Halda, Hovorka & Zatloukal) Halda, Kupčák & Malina
Acta Mus. Richnov., Sect. Nat. 9(1): 45. 2002
Synonymy: 2
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Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Thelocactus tulensis group

  • Thelocactus buekii subs. jarmilae Halda & Horáček: smaller size and flowers.
  • Thelocactus santaclarensis Halda, Kupčák & Sladk.: bueckii/matudae intermediate form. With rose flowers
  • Thelocactus tulensis (Poselg.) Britton & Rose: (ssp. tulensis) Usually branched and with distinct and vertical ribs, round or somewhat pyramidal tubercles, and white flowers; it is the most southern and common, occurring in Tamaulipas and San Luis Potosi at elevations of 1100-1400 m.
  • Thelocactus tulensis subs. buekii (E.Klein bis) N.P.Taylor: Usually solitary it has poorly developed or no ribs, more or less pointed, angled tubercles, and magenta flowers; it is centrally located. Distribution: Nuevo Leon at 1200-1800 m.
  • Thelocactus tulensis subs. matudae (Sánchez-Mej. & A.B.Lau) N.P.Taylor: Usually solitary with indistinct ribs, variable tubercles that are usually conical but somewhat angular in cross section and purplish pink flowers. Distribution: it is the most northern, found in Nuevo Leon at 800-1000 m.
  • Thelocactus tulensis subs. matudae f. variegatus hort.

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Cactus tulensis (Thelocactus tulensis) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
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