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Echinocereus sciurus var. floresii (Fritz Schwarz ex Backeb.) N.P.Taylor
Gen. Echinocereus 115. 1985
Family: CACTACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Echinocereus sciurus subs. floresii (Backeb.) N.P.Taylor
Cactaceae Consensus Init. 3: 10. 1997

Synonyms:

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echinocereus sciurus (K.Brandegee) Dams
Monatsschr. Kakteenk. 14: 130. 1904.
Synonymy: 3 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echinocereus sciurus subs. floresii (Backeb.) N.P.Taylor
Cactaceae Consensus Init. 3: 10. 1997
Synonymy: 6
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Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Echinocereus sciurus group

  • Echinocereus sciurus (K.Brandegee) Dams: (subsp. sciurus) has flowers 8 cm long and up to 10 cm in expansion when fully open, near the stem tips. Distribution: Baja California Sur.
  • Echinocereus sciurus subs. floresii (Backeb.) N.P.Taylor: has smaller flowers up to 5 cm long and 7 cmacross, well below the stem tips. Distribution: Sinaloa, Mexico.
  • Echinocereus sciurus subs. floresii var. Bergform hort.: is a mountain form with thinner spines and one (or more) long bristly reddish central spines. Distribution: higher part of the species range, Sinaloa, Mexico.


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