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Cereus schmollii Weing.
Monatsschr. Deutsch. Kakteen-Ges. 11: 251 (-252), fig. 1931
Family: CACTACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Echinocereus schmollii (Weing.) N.P.Taylor
Gen. Echinocereus 140. 1985 N.P.Taylor

Cereus schmollii (Echinocereus schmollii) Photo by: Diego Armentano

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echinocereus schmollii (Weing.) N.P.Taylor
Gen. Echinocereus 140. 1985
Synonymy: 6
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Lamb's tail Cactus, Dahlia Hedgehog Cactus, Dahalia Cactus, Lead pencil Cactus, Pencil Cactus
SPANISH (Español): órgano pequeño de Querétaro, Organito de Víbora, Cola de Borrego, Pitayita

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

  • Echinocereus schmolii var. nerispina (A.Cartier) hort.: has darker, stiffer spination. Distribution: Mexico (Queretaro).
  • Echinocereus schmollii (Weing.) N.P.Taylor: has pencil-like stems to 25 cm long, 1 cm in diameter. Spines 3-7 mm long, hairlike, pinkish to whitish-grey, reddish at the apex, giving the stem a woolly appearance. Distribution: Mexico (Queretaro).

24260 agocs Agócs György
Blooming habit. Queretaro, Mexixo. This species grows in flat areas, but occasionally it can grow among rocks. (Echinocereus schmollii) Photo by: Agócs György
26728 agocs Agócs György
Cereus schmollii (Echinocereus schmollii) Photo by: Agócs György


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