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Thelocactus leucacanthus


Common Name(s):
Synonym(s): Echinocactus leucacanthus, Ferocactus leucacanthus, Cereus maelenii, Cereus tuberosus, Echinocactus ehrenbergii, Thelocactus ehrenbergii, Thelocactus porrectus, Thelocactus sanchezmejoradai
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Distribution: Hidalgo, Queretaro de Arteaga - Mexico (North America)
Habit: Globose-Cylindrical
Flower: Purple, Red, YellowEncounterability: Common Locally in Some Areas
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Thelocactus leucacanthus
T. leucacanthus
Picture taken at: Desert Botanical Garden , Phoenix, AZ

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Thelocactus leucacanthus
T. leucacanthus
Picture taken at: Gene Schroeder's Private Collection

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

Photographer: Daiv Freeman

Thelocactus leucacanthus subsp. schmollii


Common Name(s):
Synonym(s): Echinocactus leucacanthus, Ferocactus leucacanthus, Cereus maelenii, Cereus tuberosus, Echinocactus ehrenbergii, Thelocactus ehrenbergii, Thelocactus porrectus, Thelocactus sanchezmejoradai
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Distribution: Hidalgo, Queretaro de Arteaga - Mexico (North America)
Habit: Globose-Cylindrical
Flower: Pink, Purple, RedEncounterability: Unusual in Collections
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Thelocactus leucacanthus
T. leucacanthus subsp. schmollii
Picture taken at: Juergen Menzel's Private Collection

Photographer: Juergen Menzel

Thelocactus leucacanthus f. Rio Moctezuma


Common Name(s):
Synonym(s): Echinocactus leucacanthus, Ferocactus leucacanthus, Cereus maelenii, Cereus tuberosus, Echinocactus ehrenbergii, Thelocactus ehrenbergii, Thelocactus porrectus, Thelocactus sanchezmejoradai
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Distribution: Hidalgo, Queretaro de Arteaga - Mexico (North America)
Habit: Globose-Cylindrical
Flower: YellowEncounterability: Rare
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Thelocactus leucacanthus
T. leucacanthus f. Rio Moctezuma
Picture taken at: Juergen Menzel's Private Collection

Photographer: Juergen Menzel

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