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Echinocereus enneacanthus subs. brevispinus (W.O.Moore) N.P.Taylor
Cactaceae Consensus Init. 3: 8. 1997
Family: CACTACEAE

Echinocereus enneacanthus subs. brevispinus Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
SB400 Crockett County, Texas, USA. The plants of this variety have very short spines.

Synonyms:

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echinocereus enneacanthus subs. brevispinus (W.O.Moore) N.P.Taylor
Cactaceae Consensus Init. 3: 8. 1997
Synonymy: 5 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echinocereus enneacanthus Engelm. in Wisliz.
Mem. Tour N. Mexico [Wislizenus] 111-112. 1848.
Synonymy: 11
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Strawberry Hedghog Cactus, Prostrate Hedgehog, Cob Cactus, Hedghog Cactus, Green Strawberry, Alicoche Banana Cactus, Strawberry Cactus, Purple Pitaya, Prostrate Hedgehog Cactus, Pitaya, Smallspine Pitaya, Alicoche, Banana Cactus, Green Strawberry Hedgehog
SPANISH (Español): Órgano-pequeño, Alicoche Real, Pitaya

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

  • Echinocereus enneacanthus Engelm. in Wisliz.: (subsp. enneacanthus) has stems that are 5 to 25 cm thick; Central spines long and divergent 1-5 per areole, 55-95 mm; radial spines curved up to 4 cm long. Distribution: Big Bend region of the Trans-Pecos, ans west to El Paso.
  • Echinocereus enneacanthus subs. brevispinus (W.O.Moore) N.P.Taylor: has stems that are less than 5 inches thick; Erect and straight central spines and radial spines that are les less than 1.5 cm long. Distribution: New Mexico, south Texas and northern Mexico.
  • Echinocereus enneacanthus f. cristata hort.: crested form.
  • Echinocereus sarissophorus Britton & Rose: has a stout, stubby habit and very long, usually stiff, often bluish spines. Distribution: Coahuila and Chihuahua, Mexico.

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Echinocereus enneacanthus subs. brevispinus Photo by: Cactus Art
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Echinocereus enneacanthus subs. brevispinus Photo by: Cactus Art


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