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Echinocereus reichenbachii


Common Name(s): Black Lace Cactus, Classen's Cactus, Fitch's Hedgehog, Lace Cactus, Merry Widow Cactus, Purple Candle Cactus
Synonym(s): Echinocactus reichenbachii, Cereus caespitosus, Cereus pectinatus, Echinocereus baileyi, Echinocereus gitchii, Echinocereus perbellus, Echinocereus albispinus, Echinocereus purpureus, Echinocereus melanocentrus, Echinocereus mariae
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Pachycereeae
Distribution: Coahuila de Zaragoza, Nuevo Leon, Zacatecas - Mexico : Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma - United States (North America)
Habit: Cylindrical
Flower: Pink, RedEncounterability: Common Worldwide
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Echinocereus reichenbachii
E. reichenbachii
Picture taken at: Charles Barnum Private Collection, Sparks Nevada

Photographer: Charles Barnum
Echinocereus reichenbachii
E. reichenbachii
Picture taken at: Habitat in Southwest Texas

Photographer: Ed Utley
Echinocereus reichenbachii
E. reichenbachii
Picture taken at: Habitat in Southwest Texas

Photographer: Ed Utley
Echinocereus reichenbachii
E. reichenbachii
Picture taken at: Habitat in Southwest Texas

Photographer: Ed Utley
Echinocereus reichenbachii
E. reichenbachii
Picture taken at: Habitat in Southwest Texas

Photographer: Ed Utley
Echinocereus reichenbachii
E. reichenbachii
Picture taken at: Charles Barnum Private Collection, Sparks Nevada

Photographer: Charles Barnum
Echinocereus reichenbachii
E. reichenbachii
Picture taken at: Randal Fry’s Backyard Garden

Photographer: Randal Fry
Echinocereus reichenbachii
E. reichenbachii
Picture taken at: Private Collection -Baku city, Azerbaijan

Photographer: Ilham Alekperov

Echinocereus reichenbachii subsp. albispinus


Common Name(s): Black Lace Cactus, Classen's Cactus, Fitch's Hedgehog, Lace Cactus, Merry Widow Cactus, Purple Candle Cactus
Synonym(s): Echinocactus reichenbachii, Cereus caespitosus, Cereus pectinatus, Echinocereus baileyi, Echinocereus gitchii, Echinocereus perbellus, Echinocereus albispinus, Echinocereus purpureus, Echinocereus melanocentrus, Echinocereus mariae
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Pachycereeae
Distribution: Mexico (North America)
Habit: Cylindrical
Flower: Pink, RedEncounterability: Common Worldwide
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Echinocereus reichenbachii
E. reichenbachii subsp. albispinus
Picture taken at: CandJ Cactus Nursery, Vista, CA

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Echinocereus reichenbachii
E. reichenbachii subsp. albispinus
Picture taken at: Juergen Menzel's Private Collection

Photographer: Juergen Menzel

Echinocereus reichenbachii subsp. armatus


Common Name(s): Black Lace Cactus, Classen's Cactus, Fitch's Hedgehog, Lace Cactus, Merry Widow Cactus, Purple Candle Cactus
Synonym(s): Echinocactus reichenbachii, Cereus caespitosus, Cereus pectinatus, Echinocereus baileyi, Echinocereus gitchii, Echinocereus perbellus, Echinocereus albispinus, Echinocereus purpureus, Echinocereus melanocentrus, Echinocereus mariae
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Pachycereeae
Distribution: Nuevo Leon - Mexico (North America)
Habit: Cylindrical
Flower: Pink, RedEncounterability: Common Worldwide
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Echinocereus reichenbachii
E. reichenbachii subsp. armatus
Picture taken at: CandJ Cactus Nursery, Vista, CA

Photographer: Daiv Freeman

Echinocereus reichenbachii subsp. baileyi


Common Name(s): Black Lace Cactus, Classen's Cactus, Fitch's Hedgehog, Lace Cactus, Merry Widow Cactus, Purple Candle Cactus
Synonym(s): Echinocactus reichenbachii, Cereus caespitosus, Cereus pectinatus, Echinocereus baileyi, Echinocereus gitchii, Echinocereus perbellus, Echinocereus albispinus, Echinocereus purpureus, Echinocereus melanocentrus, Echinocereus mariae
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Pachycereeae
Distribution: Oklahoma, Texas - United States (North America)
Habit: Cylindrical
Flower: Pink, RedEncounterability: Common Worldwide
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Echinocereus reichenbachii
E. reichenbachii subsp. baileyi
Picture taken at: 2005 Intercity Show, Los Angeles Arboretum

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Echinocereus reichenbachii
E. reichenbachii subsp. baileyi
Picture taken at: Craig Childre's Private Collection

Photographer: Craig Childre
Echinocereus reichenbachii
E. reichenbachii subsp. baileyi
Picture taken at: Craig Childre's Private Collection

Photographer: Craig Childre
Echinocereus reichenbachii
E. reichenbachii subsp. baileyi
Picture taken at: Craig Childre's Private Collection

Photographer: Craig Childre
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Echinocereus reichenbachii subsp. fitchii


Common Name(s): Black Lace Cactus, Classen's Cactus, Fitch's Hedgehog, Lace Cactus, Merry Widow Cactus, Purple Candle Cactus
Synonym(s): Echinocactus reichenbachii, Cereus caespitosus, Cereus pectinatus, Echinocereus baileyi, Echinocereus gitchii, Echinocereus perbellus, Echinocereus albispinus, Echinocereus purpureus, Echinocereus melanocentrus, Echinocereus mariae, Echinocereus fitchii
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Pachycereeae
Distribution: Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas - Mexico : Texas - United States (North America)
Habit: Cylindrical
Flower: Pink, RedEncounterability: Common Worldwide
Original Description: The Cactaceae 3 p.30 - Britton & Rose (1920)
Plants short-cylindric or somewhat narrowed above, 8 to 10cm long, 4 to 5 cm in diameter; ribs 10 to 12; low, rounded; areoles 4 to 6 mm apart, small, circular; radial spines about 20, white, spreading, 4 to 6 mm long; central spines 4 to 6, slightly spreading, 12 mm long or less, acicular, brownish, but sometimes white at base; flowers 6 to 7 cm long, pink; perianth-segments, oblanceolate, widely spreading, acute, serrate on the margin; ovary 2.5 cm long, bearing numerous areoles, these spiny and with cobwebby hairs.
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Echinocereus reichenbachii
E. reichenbachii subsp. fitchii
Picture taken at: Daiv Freeman's Private Collection

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Echinocereus reichenbachii
E. reichenbachii subsp. fitchii
Picture taken at: Daiv Freeman's Private Collection

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Echinocereus reichenbachii
E. reichenbachii subsp. fitchii
Picture taken at: Gunnar's Private Collection

Photographer: Gunnar Hatletveit

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Echinocereus reichenbachii
E. reichenbachii subsp. fitchii
Picture taken at: Gunnar's Private Collection

Photographer: Gunnar Hatletveit

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Echinocereus reichenbachii
E. reichenbachii subsp. fitchii
Picture taken at: Private Collection -Baku city, Azerbaijan

Photographer: Ilham Alekperov
Echinocereus reichenbachii
E. reichenbachii subsp. fitchii
Picture taken at: Private Collection -Baku city, Azerbaijan

Photographer: Ilham Alekperov

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