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Thelocactus hexaedrophorus


Common Name(s):
Synonym(s): Echinocactus hexaedrophorus, Echinocactus fossulatus, Thelocactus fossulatus, Echinocactus droegeanus, Echinocactus labouretianus, Thelocactus lloydii
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Distribution: Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas - Mexico (North America)
Habit: Globose
Flower: WhiteEncounterability: Common Worldwide
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Thelocactus hexaedrophorus
T. hexaedrophorus
Picture taken at: Desert Botanical Garden , Phoenix, AZ

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Thelocactus hexaedrophorus
T. hexaedrophorus
Picture taken at: Cal Cactus, Bonsall, CA

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Thelocactus hexaedrophorus
T. hexaedrophorus
Picture taken at: Cal Cactus, Bonsall, CA

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Thelocactus hexaedrophorus
T. hexaedrophorus
Picture taken at: 2005 Intercity Show, Los Angeles Arboretum

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Thelocactus hexaedrophorus
T. hexaedrophorus
Picture taken at: Tony Marino's Private Collection

Photographer: Tony Marino
Thelocactus hexaedrophorus
T. hexaedrophorus
Picture taken at: Bev and Kermit Bender's greenhouse, Escanaba MI

Photographer: Kermit Bender

Thelocactus hexaedrophorus subsp. lloydii


Common Name(s):
Synonym(s): Echinocactus hexaedrophorus, Echinocactus fossulatus, Thelocactus fossulatus, Echinocactus droegeanus, Echinocactus labouretianus, Thelocactus lloydii
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Distribution: Zacatecas - Mexico (North America)
Habit: Globose
Flower: WhiteEncounterability: Common Worldwide
Original Description: The Cactaceae 4 p.11 - Britton & Rose (1920)
Plants simple, depressed-globose, 8 to 12 cm broad, pale bluish green, strongly tubercled and strongly armed; tubercles conspicuous but low, often wider than long, sometimes 4 cm wide; flowering grove rather conspicuous but narrow, extending from spines to about half-way to axil of tubercle; spines usually 8, sometimes with a smaller accessory one, all ascending from base and curved outward from middle, terete or somewhat angled at base, often highly colored below with sharp yellowish-crimson tips, the longer ones 6 cm long; outer perianth-segments very pale purple, never deep purplish pink; filaments white; anthers deep yellow; style yellowish, pinkish at top; stigma-lobes pinkish yellow.
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Thelocactus hexaedrophorus
T. hexaedrophorus subsp. lloydii
Picture taken at: 2005 Intercity Show, Los Angeles Arboretum

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Thelocactus hexaedrophorus
T. hexaedrophorus subsp. lloydii
Picture taken at: Daiv Freeman's Private Collection

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Thelocactus hexaedrophorus
T. hexaedrophorus subsp. lloydii
Picture taken at: Juergen Menzel's Private Collection

Photographer: Juergen Menzel
Thelocactus hexaedrophorus
T. hexaedrophorus subsp. lloydii
Picture taken at: Private Collection -Baku city, Azerbaijan

Photographer: Ilham Alekperov

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