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Mammillaria tetrancistra
Mammillaria tetrancistra
Biznaga de Cuatro Ganchos
Photographer: Brother Alfred Brousseau
Organization: St. Mary's College
Collection: Brousseau

ID: 6205 3041 0702 0045 (1996-10-01)

Copyright © 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

  • date of photo  Mar 30, 1979
  • location   ANZA BORREGO (San Diego County, California, US)
  • family Cactaceae
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • common names   Biznaga de Cuatro Ganchos, Common Fishhook Cactus, Corkseed Pincushion Cactus (ITIS )
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by Trent Draper    Sep 18, 2005

    Action: changed name from "Escobaria vivipara var. deserti" to "Mammillaria tetrancistra "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "The central spine in this picture is hooked with more than 30 radial spines making this a Mammillaria tetrancistra. Escobaria spines are straight."

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