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Echinocactus platyacanthus
Echinocactus platyacanthus
Photographer: Marguerite Gregory
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0024 3291 1999 0103 (2000-06-07)

Copyright © 2000 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  unknown
  • this photo depicts a plant that was cultivated or collected in the wild
  • photo location   Desert Botanical Garden
  • plant's place of origin   Phoenix AZ (Arizona, US)
  • family Cactaceae
  • CalAcademy slide #   T 25949
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by CalPhotos Staff    Apr 27, 2004

    Action: changed name from "Ferocactus cylindraceus" to "Echinocactus platycanthus "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "Per email from Chris Monrad This plant is an Echinocactus platycanthus, native to Mexico. It does not naturally occur in California."

    2. Reviewed by Dora Jakobsdottir    Feb 10, 2005

    Action: changed name from "Echinocactus platycanthus" to "Echinocactus platyacanthus "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "Common name is Giant Barrel Cactus and Biznaga gigante."

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