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Cereus longisetus Engelm.
Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 3: 280-281. 1856 [ et: Cact. Mex. Bound. 32. t. 45. 1859]
Family: CACTACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Echinocereus longisetus (Engelm.) Rümpler
Handb. Cacteenk. (ed. 2 - Rümpler) 822. 1886 Rümpler

Cereus longisetus (Echinocereus longisetus) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
SB1707 Encantata, Coahuila, Mexico. They must be grown in very sunny position to stay compact and produce the characteristic long spines.

Synonyms:

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echinocereus longisetus (Engelm.) Rümpler
Handb. Cacteenk. (ed. 2 - Rümpler) 822. 1886
Synonymy: 3 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echinocereus longisetus subs. delaetii (Gürke) N.P.Taylor
Cactaceae Consensus Init. 3: 9. 1997
Synonymy: 4 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echinocereus longisetus subs. freudenbergeri (G.Frank) W.Blum in W.Blum et al.
Echinocereus Monogr. (preprint) [6] (1998)
Synonymy: 3 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echinocereus longisetus var. rayonesensis (N.P.Taylor)
Field number: L 1101(Collector: Alfred Bernhard Lau)
Synonymy: 2
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Common Names include:
SPANISH (Español): Órgano pequeño de cerdas largas

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

  • Echinocereus longisetus (Engelm.) Rümpler: plants with long bristle like white spines which forms clumps with cylindrical erect stems up to 30 cm long and less than 8 cm in diameter, 17 or fewer ribs. Distribution: Northern central Coahuila and western central
  • Echinocereus longisetus subs. delaetii (Gürke) N.P.Taylor: It has stems up to 8 cm in diameter, 17-24 ribs and hairlike curled central spines. Distribution: Southern Coahuila above 1800 m.
  • Echinocereus longisetus subs. freudenbergeri (G.Frank) W.Blum in W.Blum et al.: has solitary or clustering cylindrical stems up to 15 cm high, 4-6 cm in diameter. Spines 20-25, whitish to gray-brown to brown, up to 2.5 cm long. Distribution: Cuatrocienegas and Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico.
  • Echinocereus longisetus var. rayonesensis (N.P.Taylor): has thinner stems about 2.5 to 3.5 in diameter and spines are longer and overall appearance is whiter.

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Cereus longisetus (Echinocereus longisetus) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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Cereus longisetus (Echinocereus longisetus) Photo by: Cactus Art
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Cereus longisetus (Echinocereus longisetus) Photo by: Cactus Art

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Cereus longisetus (Echinocereus longisetus) Photo by: Cactus Art
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