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Echinocactus horizonthalonius


Common Name(s): Blue Barrel Cactus, Devil's-Head Cactus, Eagle-Claw Cactus, Mancacaballo, Mancamula, Melon Cactus, Nichol's Turk's-Head Cactus, Turk's-Cap Cactus, Turk's-Head Cactus, Viznaga Meloncillo
Synonym(s): Meyerocactus horizonthalonis
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Distribution: San Luis Potosi - Mexico : Arizona, New Mexico, Texas - United States (North America)
Habit: Globose-Cylindrical
Flower: PinkEncounterability: Common Worldwide
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Echinocactus horizonthalonius
E. horizonthalonius
Picture taken at: SDCSS 2008 Show at Balboa Park in San Diego

Photographer: Daiv Freeman

Echinocactus horizonthalonius
E. horizonthalonius
Picture taken at: Tony Marino's Private Collection

Photographer: Tony Marino

Echinocactus horizonthalonius
E. horizonthalonius
Picture taken at: Tony Marino's Private Collection

Photographer: Tony Marino

Echinocactus horizonthalonius
E. horizonthalonius
Picture taken at: Tony Marino's Private Collection

Photographer: Tony Marino

Echinocactus horizonthalonius
E. horizonthalonius
Picture taken at: Habitat Near Langtry, Texas

Photographer: Ed Utley

Echinocactus horizonthalonius
E. horizonthalonius
Picture taken at: Habitat Near Langtry, Texas

Photographer: Ed Utley

Echinocactus horizonthalonius
E. horizonthalonius
Picture taken at: Habitat Near Langtry, Texas

Photographer: Ed Utley

Echinocactus horizonthalonius
E. horizonthalonius
Picture taken at: Habitat Along the Texas-Mexico Boarder

Photographer: Ed Utley

Echinocactus horizonthalonius
E. horizonthalonius
Picture taken at: Anthony Gap, New Mexico

Photographer: Peter Breslin

Echinocactus horizonthalonius
E. horizonthalonius
Picture taken at: Tony Marino's Private Collection

Photographer: Tony Marino

Echinocactus horizonthalonius
E. horizonthalonius
Picture taken at: Tony Marino's Private Collection

Photographer: Tony Marino

Echinocactus horizonthalonius
E. horizonthalonius
Picture taken at: East of Alamogordo, New Mexico

Photographer: Craig Howe

Echinocactus horizonthalonius
E. horizonthalonius
Picture taken at: East of Alamogordo, New Mexico

Photographer: Craig Howe

Echinocactus horizonthalonius
E. horizonthalonius
Picture taken at: Big Bend National Park, Texas

Photographer: Craig Howe

Echinocactus horizonthalonius
E. horizonthalonius
Picture taken at: Big Bend National Park, Texas

Photographer: Craig Howe

Echinocactus horizonthalonius
E. horizonthalonius
Picture taken at: Joe Bradley's Private Collection

Photographer: Joe Bradley
Echinocactus horizonthalonius
E. horizonthalonius
Picture taken at: Joe Bradley's Private Collection

Photographer: Joe Bradley
Echinocactus horizonthalonius
E. horizonthalonius
Picture taken at: East of Viesca, Coahuila, Mexico

Photographer: Davide Donati

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Echinocactus horizonthalonius
E. horizonthalonius
Picture taken at: East of Viesca, Coahuila, Mexico

Photographer: Davide Donati

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Echinocactus horizonthalonius f. variegata


Common Name(s): Blue Barrel Cactus, Devil's-Head Cactus, Eagle-Claw Cactus, Mancacaballo, Mancamula, Melon Cactus, Nichol's Turk's-Head Cactus, Turk's-Cap Cactus, Turk's-Head Cactus, Viznaga Meloncillo
Synonym(s): Meyerocactus horizonthalonis cristata
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Distribution: San Luis Potosi - Mexico : Arizona, New Mexico, Texas - United States (North America)
Habit: Globose-Cylindrical
Flower: PinkEncounterability: Rare
Species Notes: Variegation is a naturally occurring or viral induced mutation, which appears as stripes or whole sections of tissue that are without chlorophyll. Variegated varieties are often prized for the attractiveness of the markings caused by the mutation.
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Echinocactus horizonthalonius
E. horizonthalonius f. variegata
Picture taken at: Private Collection

Photographer: A Cactus Grower

Echinocactus horizonthalonius var. nicholii


Common Name(s): Blue Barrel Cactus, Devil's-Head Cactus, Eagle-Claw Cactus, Mancacaballo, Mancamula, Melon Cactus, Nichol's Turk's-Head Cactus, Turk's-Cap Cactus, Turk's-Head Cactus, Viznaga Meloncillo
Synonym(s): Meyerocactus horizonthalonis, Meyerocactus horizonthalonis nicholii
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Distribution: Sonora - Mexico : Arizona - United States (North America)
Habit: Globose-Cylindrical
Flower: PinkEncounterability: Unusual in Collections
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Echinocactus horizonthalonius
E. horizonthalonius var. nicholii
Picture taken at: Ironwood National Monument, Arizona

Photographer: Ralf Holzheu

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Echinocactus horizonthalonius
E. horizonthalonius var. nicholii
Picture taken at: Ironwood National Monument, Arizona

Photographer: Ralf Holzheu

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Echinocactus horizonthalonius
E. horizonthalonius var. nicholii
Picture taken at: Ironwood National Monument, Arizona

Photographer: Ralf Holzheu

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Echinocactus horizonthalonius
E. horizonthalonius var. nicholii
Picture taken at: Ironwood National Monument, Arizona

Photographer: Ralf Holzheu

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Echinocactus horizonthalonius
E. horizonthalonius var. nicholii
Picture taken at: Juergen Menzel's Private Collection

Photographer: Juergen Menzel
Echinocactus horizonthalonius
E. horizonthalonius var. nicholii
Picture taken at: Juergen Menzel's Private Collection

Photographer: Juergen Menzel
Echinocactus horizonthalonius
E. horizonthalonius var. nicholii
Picture taken at: M&M Cactus Garden, Tucson Arizona

Photographer: Martin Molina
Echinocactus horizonthalonius
E. horizonthalonius var. nicholii
Picture taken at: Juergen Menzel's Private Collection

Photographer: Juergen Menzel

Echinocactus horizonthalonius var. subikii


Common Name(s): Blue Barrel Cactus, Devil's-Head Cactus, Eagle-Claw Cactus, Mancacaballo, Mancamula, Melon Cactus, Nichol's Turk's-Head Cactus, Turk's-Cap Cactus, Turk's-Head Cactus, Viznaga Meloncillo
Synonym(s): Meyerocactus horizonthalonis
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Distribution: San Luis Potosi - Mexico : Arizona, New Mexico, Texas - United States (North America)
Habit: Globose-Cylindrical
Flower: WhiteEncounterability: Unusual in Collections
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Echinocactus horizonthalonius
E. horizonthalonius var. subikii
Picture taken at: Juergen Menzel's Private Collection

Photographer: Juergen Menzel
Echinocactus horizonthalonius
E. horizonthalonius var. subikii
Picture taken at: Juergen Menzel's Private Collection

Photographer: Juergen Menzel

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