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Echinocereus polyacanthus


Common Name(s): Giant Claret-Cup Cactus, Salmon-Flowered Hedgehog, Spiny Hedgehog
Synonym(s): Echinopsis valida, Cereus leeanus, Echinocereus leeanus, Cereus acifer, Echinocereus acifer, Cereus phoeniceus, Echinocereus pacificus, Echinocereus durangensis, Cereus huitcholensis, Echinocereus huitcholensis, Echinocereus matthesianus, Echinocereus marksianus, Echinocereus mombergerianus, Echinocereus santaritensis
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Pachycereeae
Distribution: Sinaloa, Sonora - Mexico (North America)
Habit: Cylindrical
Flower: Orange, Pink, RedEncounterability: Unusual in Collections
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Echinocereus polyacanthus
E. polyacanthus
Picture taken at: Gunnar's Private Collection

Photographer: Gunnar Hatletveit

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Echinocereus polyacanthus
E. polyacanthus
Picture taken at: Ralf Holzheu's Private Collection

Photographer: Ralf Holzheu

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Echinocereus polyacanthus
E. polyacanthus
Picture taken at: Ralf Holzheu's Private Collection

Photographer: Ralf Holzheu

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Echinocereus polyacanthus
E. polyacanthus
Picture taken at: Bev and Kermit Bender's greenhouse, Escanaba MI

Photographer: Kermit Bender

Echinocereus polyacanthus subsp. huitcholensis


Common Name(s): Giant Claret-Cup Cactus, Salmon-Flowered Hedgehog, Spiny Hedgehog
Synonym(s): Echinopsis valida, Cereus leeanus, Echinocereus leeanus, Cereus acifer, Echinocereus acifer, Cereus phoeniceus, Echinocereus pacificus, Echinocereus durangensis, Cereus huitcholensis, Echinocereus huitcholensis, Echinocereus matthesianus, Echinocereus marksianus, Echinocereus mombergerianus, Echinocereus santaritensis, Echinocereus acifer huitcholensis
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Pachycereeae
Distribution: Sinaloa, Sonora - Mexico (North America)
Habit: Cylindrical
Flower: Orange, Pink, RedEncounterability: Unusual in Collections
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Echinocereus polyacanthus
E. polyacanthus subsp. huitcholensis
Picture taken at: Juergen Menzel's Private Collection

Photographer: Juergen Menzel
Echinocereus polyacanthus
E. polyacanthus subsp. huitcholensis
Picture taken at: Juergen Menzel's Private Collection

Photographer: Juergen Menzel

Echinocereus polyacanthus subsp. pacificus


Common Name(s): Giant Claret-Cup Cactus, Salmon-Flowered Hedgehog, Spiny Hedgehog
Synonym(s): Echinopsis valida, Cereus leeanus, Echinocereus leeanus, Cereus acifer, Echinocereus acifer, Cereus phoeniceus, Echinocereus pacificus, Echinocereus durangensis, Cereus huitcholensis, Echinocereus huitcholensis, Echinocereus matthesianus, Echinocereus marksianus, Echinocereus mombergerianus, Echinocereus santaritensis
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Pachycereeae
Distribution: Baja California (Norte) - Mexico (North America)
Habit: Cylindrical
Flower: Orange, Pink, RedEncounterability: Unusual in Collections
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Echinocereus polyacanthus
E. polyacanthus subsp. pacificus
Picture taken at: Boyce Thompson Arboretum, Superior, AZ

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Echinocereus polyacanthus
E. polyacanthus subsp. pacificus
Picture taken at: San Carlos Canyon east of Ensenada, BCN

Photographer: Juergen Menzel
Echinocereus polyacanthus
E. polyacanthus subsp. pacificus
Picture taken at: San Carlos Canyon east of Ensenada, BCN

Photographer: Juergen Menzel
Echinocereus polyacanthus
E. polyacanthus subsp. pacificus
Picture taken at: Juergen Menzel's Private Collection

Photographer: Juergen Menzel
Echinocereus polyacanthus
E. polyacanthus subsp. pacificus
Picture taken at: Juergen Menzel's Private Collection

Photographer: Juergen Menzel

Echinocereus polyacanthus subsp. mombergerianus


Common Name(s):
Synonym(s): Echinocereus pacificus mombergerianus, Echinocereus mombergerianus
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Pachycereeae
Distribution: Baja California (Norte) - Mexico (North America)
Habit: Cylindrical
Flower: Orange, Pink, RedEncounterability: Rare
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Echinocereus polyacanthus
E. polyacanthus subsp. mombergerianus
Picture taken at: Sierra San Pedro Martir, BCN

Photographer: Juergen Menzel
Echinocereus polyacanthus
E. polyacanthus subsp. mombergerianus
Picture taken at: Juergen Menzel's Private Collection

Photographer: Juergen Menzel
Echinocereus polyacanthus
E. polyacanthus subsp. mombergerianus
Picture taken at: Juergen Menzel's Private Collection

Photographer: Juergen Menzel

Echinocereus polyacanthus subsp. acifer


Common Name(s): Giant Claret-Cup Cactus, Salmon-Flowered Hedgehog, Spiny Hedgehog
Synonym(s): Cereus acifer, Echinocereus polyacanthus, Echinocereus acifer
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Pachycereeae
Distribution: Sinaloa, Sonora - Mexico (North America)
Habit: Cylindrical
Flower: Orange, Pink, RedEncounterability: Unusual in Collections
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Echinocereus polyacanthus
E. polyacanthus subsp. acifer
Picture taken at: Juergen Menzel's Private Collection

Photographer: Juergen Menzel
Echinocereus polyacanthus
E. polyacanthus subsp. acifer
Picture taken at: Juergen Menzel's Private Collection

Photographer: Juergen Menzel
Echinocereus polyacanthus
E. polyacanthus subsp. acifer
Picture taken at: Private Collection

Photographer: Joel Lode

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