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Echinocereus phoeniceus var. inermis K.Schum.
Monatsschr. Kakteenk. 6: 150, pl. 1896
Family: CACTACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. inermis (K.Schum.) G.D.Rowley
Repert. Pl. Succ. 22: 8. 1973

Echinocereus triglochidiatus “inermis”  ( a.k.a. subnudus )
Echinocereus triglochidiatus “inermis” ( a.k.a. subnudus )
The varietal name ‘inermis’ means unarmed (referring to the lack of spines), which as you can see in the close-ups is not entirely true, but almost, especially when compared to the other varieties.

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echinocereus triglochidiatus Engelm.
Mem. Tour N. Mexico [Wislizenus] 93, adnot. 1848 [Apr 1848]
Synonymy: 2 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. inermis (K.Schum.) G.D.Rowley
Repert. Pl. Succ. 22: 8. 1973
Synonymy: 4 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. inermis f. cristata hort.

Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. melanacanthus (Engelm. ex A.Gray) L.D.Benson
Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 4th ser. 25: 254. 1944
Synonymy: 10 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. mojavensis (Engelm. & J.M.Bigelow) L.D.Benson
Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 4th ser. 25: 255. 1944
Synonymy: 6
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Spineless Hedgehog, Spineless King's Crown Cactus, Spineless Mound Cactus, Naked Kingcup Cactus, Nude KingcupCactus, Spineless Claret-Cup Hedgehog

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


598 andrea Andrea B.
Echinocereus triglochidiatus “inermis” (subnudus) with some short spines. (Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. inermis) Photo by: Andrea B.
594 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Very nice bright red flowers with green stigma. (Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. inermis) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

595 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Echinocereus phoeniceus var. inermis (Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. inermis) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
596 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Echinocereus phoeniceus var. inermis (Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. inermis) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

597 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Echinocereus phoeniceus var. inermis (Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. inermis) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
599 cactus-art Cactus Art
Echinocereus phoeniceus var. inermis (Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. inermis) Photo by: Cactus Art

600 cactus-art Cactus Art
Echinocereus phoeniceus var. inermis (Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. inermis) Photo by: Cactus Art
601 cactus-art Cactus Art
E. triglochidiatus var mohavensis ''inermis'' (Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. inermis) Photo by: Cactus Art

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