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Echinocereus engelmannii var. nicholii L.D.Benson
Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. ser. 4, 25: 258, fig. 1944
Family: CACTACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Echinocereus nicholii (L.D.Benson) B.D.Parfitt
Phytologia 63: 157. 1987

Echinocereus engelmannii var. nicholii (Echinocereus nicholii) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

Synonyms:

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echinocereus nicholii (L.D.Benson) B.D.Parfitt
Phytologia 63: 157. 1987
Synonymy: 2 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echinocereus nicholii subs. llanuraensis Rutow
Echinocereenfreund 8(3): 61 (-70). 1995
Synonymy: 3
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Nichol's Hedgehog, Golden Hedgehog

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

  • Echinocereus nicholii (L.D.Benson) B.D.Parfitt: forms clusters up to 60 cm tall and 120 cm across. It has pink or pale lavender flowers, 4 to 8 central spines and 8 to 12 radial spines per areole and dehiscent fruit. Distribution: Central Arizona and NW Sonora, Mexico.
  • Echinocereus nicholii subs. llanuraensis Rutow: has crimson flowers, 6 to 11 central spines and 15 to 18 radial spines per areole and the fruit is indehiscent. Distribution: found only near Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico.

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Echinocereus nicholii RP79 Silver Bell Mts AZ (Echinocereus nicholii) Photo by: Cactus Art
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Echinocereus engelmannii var. nicholii (Echinocereus nicholii) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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Echinocereus engelmannii var. nicholii (Echinocereus nicholii) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
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Echinocereus engelmannii var. nicholii (Echinocereus nicholii) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

14241 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Echinocereus engelmannii var. nicholii (Echinocereus nicholii) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
14239 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Echinocereus engelmannii var. nicholii (Echinocereus nicholii) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli


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