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Echinocactus grusonii


Common Name(s): Golden Barrel Cactus
Synonym(s):
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Distribution: Queretaro de Arteaga - Mexico (North America)
Habit: Globose
Flower: YellowEncounterability: Common Worldwide
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Echinocactus grusonii
E. grusonii
Picture taken at: Daiv Freeman's Private Collection

Photographer: Daiv Freeman

Echinocactus grusonii
E. grusonii
Picture taken at: Huntington Library and Gardens, San Marino, CA

Photographer: Daiv Freeman

Echinocactus grusonii
E. grusonii
Picture taken at: Huntington Library and Gardens, San Marino, CA

Photographer: Daiv Freeman

Echinocactus grusonii
E. grusonii
Picture taken at: Huntington Library and Gardens, San Marino, CA

Photographer: Daiv Freeman

Echinocactus grusonii
E. grusonii
Picture taken at: Huntington Library and Gardens, San Marino, CA

Photographer: Daiv Freeman

Echinocactus grusonii
E. grusonii
Picture taken at: Daiv Freeman's Private Collection

Photographer: Daiv Freeman

Echinocactus grusonii
E. grusonii
Picture taken at: Botanical Garden of Biology Institute at UNAM

Photographer: Jean-Paul Lafournere
Echinocactus grusonii
E. grusonii
Picture taken at: Max Shkatrut's Private Collection

Photographer: Max Shkatrut

Echinocactus grusonii f. brevispinus


Common Name(s): Golden Barrel Cactus
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Distribution: Queretaro de Arteaga - Mexico (North America)
Habit: Globose
Flower: YellowEncounterability: Unusual in Collections
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Echinocactus grusonii
E. grusonii f. brevispinus
Picture taken at: Juergen Menzel's Private Collection

Photographer: Juergen Menzel
Echinocactus grusonii
E. grusonii f. brevispinus
Picture taken at: Juergen Menzel's Private Collection

Photographer: Juergen Menzel
Echinocactus grusonii
E. grusonii f. brevispinus
Picture taken at: Juergen Menzel's Private Collection

Photographer: Juergen Menzel
Echinocactus grusonii
E. grusonii f. brevispinus
Picture taken at: Juergen Menzel's Private Collection

Photographer: Juergen Menzel

Echinocactus grusonii var. albispinus


Common Name(s): White Barrel Cactus
Synonym(s):
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Distribution: Queretaro de Arteaga - Mexico (North America)
Habit: Globose
Flower: YellowEncounterability: Common Worldwide
Species Notes: This variety has been selected and grown purposely for its white or near-white spines. Compare with the normal yellow-spined E. grusonii. It is quite popular in collections and encounterability is high, although not nearly as common as the normal yellow-spined form.
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Echinocactus grusonii
E. grusonii var. albispinus
Picture taken at: Huntington Library and Gardens, San Marino, CA

Photographer: Byron Fan


Echinocactus grusonii f. cristata


Common Name(s): Crested Golden Barrel Cactus
Synonym(s):
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Distribution: Queretaro de Arteaga - Mexico (North America)
Habit: Globose
Flower: YellowEncounterability: Common Worldwide
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Echinocactus grusonii
E. grusonii f. cristata
Picture taken at: Jim Hurd's Private Collection

Photographer: Jim Hurd

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