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Mammillaria tetrancistra
Mammillaria tetrancistra
Biznaga de Cuatro Ganchos
Photographer: Charles Webber
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 8120 3181 4573 0113 (1998-12-02)

Copyright © 1998 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  Apr 1, 1958
  • location   Death Valley National Monument (Inyo County, California, US)
  • family Cactaceae
  • CalAcademy slide #   T 7011
  • 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 CalPhotos Staff    pre-2001

    Action: updated the name from "Mammillaria deserti" to "Escobaria vivipara var. deserti "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "CalFlora name: Escobaria vivipara (Nutt.) F. Buxb. var. deserti (Engelm.) D. Hunt"

    2. Reviewed by Trent Draper    Sep 13, 2005

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

    Reviewer's comments:
         "The central spine is hooked making this a Mammillaria (following the Jepson Manual) and it appears to have more than 30 spines making this M. tetrancistra."

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