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Echinocactus polycephalus
Echinocactus polycephalus
Biznaga de Chilitos
Photographer: Gary A. Monroe
Collection: Calflora

ID: 0000 0000 1102 1238 (2002-11-22)

Copyright © 1992 Gary A. Monroe

  • date of photo  1992
  • location   unspecified (Clark county, Nevada, US)
  • family Cactaceae
  • contributor's ID #  eccoc2, NPDC 03
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • common names   Biznaga de Chilitos, Many-headed barrel cactus (ITIS )
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    1. Reviewed by Floyd Waller    May 14, 2013

    Action: changed name from "Echinocereus coccineus var. coccineus" to "Echinocactus polycephalus "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "Common barrel cactus for that area."

    2. Reviewed by Floyd Waller    May 14, 2013

    Action: commented on photo

    Reviewer's comments:
         "Did not catch that computer retained the former common name for the hedgehog cactus, should be Biznaga de Chilitos or Many-headed barrel cactus, per E. F. Anderson, "The Cactus Family""

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