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Echinocactus viridescens Torr. & A.Gray
Fl. N. Amer. (Torr. & A. Gray) 1: 554 1840
Family: CACTACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Ferocactus viridescens (Torr. & A.Gray) Britton & Rose
Cactaceae (Britton & Rose) 3: 140 (t. 14). 1922 [12 Oct 1922] Britton & Rose

Echinocactus viridescens (Ferocactus viridescens) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Ferocactus viridescens (Torr. & A.Gray) Britton & Rose
Cactaceae (Britton & Rose) 3: 140 (t. 14). 1922 [12 Oct 1922]
Synonymy: 7 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Ferocactus viridescens subs. littoralis (G.E.Linds.) F.Wolf & R.Wolf
Ferokakt. Baja California 207. 2004 [Jul 2004]
Synonymy: 2
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: San Diego Barrel Cactus, Green-stemmed Viznaga, Keg Cactus, Costal Barrel Cactus, Coast Barrel Cactus, Sisal (unrelated to Sisal)
LITHUANIAN (Lietuvių): Žalsvasis ferokaktusas
RUSSIAN (Русский): Ферокактус зеленеющий
SPANISH (Español): Sisal, Biznaga-barril Verdosa
SWEDISH (Svenska): Klotdjävulstunga

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Ferocactus viridiscens group

  • Ferocactus viridescens (Torr. & A.Gray) Britton & Rose: The 'viridescens' variety has 13-25 tuberculate ribs and 15-25 spines per areole.
  • Ferocactus viridescens subs. littoralis (G.E.Linds.) F.Wolf & R.Wolf: The 'littoralis' variety has 21-34 ribs not tuberculate. It has 21-34 spines per areole. It is indigenous only along the west coast of Baja california down to Mission Santo Domingo.
  • Ferocactus viridescens subs. orcuttii (Engelm. ex Orcutt) F.Wolf & R.Wolf: Single, or cespitose in clusters of 15 to 20 stems ribs 13 to 30, somewhat spiraled. Flowers: yellowish or greenish. Origin: Baja California and southwestern California.


26066 paolo Paolo Di Varena
Echinocactus viridescens (Ferocactus viridescens) Photo by: Paolo Di Varena
4380 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Echinocactus viridescens (Ferocactus viridescens) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

4384 cactus-art Cactus Art
Summer (Active growing season) (Ferocactus viridescens) Photo by: Cactus Art
4386 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Echinocactus viridescens (Ferocactus viridescens) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

4381 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Echinocactus viridescens (Ferocactus viridescens) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
4387 cactus-art Cactus Art
Echinocactus viridescens (Ferocactus viridescens) Photo by: Cactus Art

26418 diegoe Diego Armentano
Echinocactus viridescens (Ferocactus viridescens) Photo by: Diego Armentano
4385 cactus-art Cactus Art
Echinocactus viridescens (Ferocactus viridescens) Photo by: Cactus Art

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