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Thelocactus intertextus (Engelm.) W.T.Marshall
Cact. Succ. J. Gr. Brit. 9: 28. 1947

Accepted Scientific Name: Echinomastus intertextus (Engelm.) Britton & Rose
Cactaceae (Britton & Rose) 3: 149 (1922) Britton & Rose

Thelocactus intertextus (Echinomastus intertextus) Photo by: Prof. Ilham Alakbarov


See all synonyms of Echinomastus intertextus
Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echinomastus intertextus (Engelm.) Britton & Rose
Cactaceae (Britton & Rose) 3: 149 (1922)
Synonymy: 16

Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Chihuahua Pineapple Cactus, Interlacing Spine Cactus, Early Bloomer Cactus, White-Flowered Viznagita, Woven-Spine Pineapple Cactus, White biznagita, White Fishhook Cactus, White Fish-hook Cactus
SPANISH (Español): Biznaga-bola Entretejida

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Echinomastus intertextus group

  • Echinomastus intertextus (Engelm.) Britton & Rose: has smooth addpressed radial spines bluish grey to pinkish, with with reddish tips. Distribution: southeastern Arizona, southern New Mexico, west Texas, and adjacent Mexico
  • Echinomastus intertextus subs. dasyacanthus (Engelm.) U.Guzmán: has larger stems with relatively long, protruding spine which contrasts with the smooth aspect of typical E. intertextus. Distribution: Southwestern Texas, central and south-western New Mexico and in extreme northern Chihuahua (Mexico).
  • Echinomastus intertextus f. minimus hort.: it is a small form less than 5 cm tall. Distribution: Chihuahua, Mexicó.

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Thelocactus intertextus (Echinomastus intertextus) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
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