Echinocereus reichenbachii (Terscheck) J.N.Haage
  • Preis-Verz. Cact.
  • Lace hedgehog cactus


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Echinocereus reichenbachii (Terscheck) J.N.Haage. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000661465. Accessed on: 08 Jul 2020'

General Information

Plants unbranched or sometimes 12-branched. Stems erect, cylindric or short cylindric, 7.5-30(-40) × (2.5-)4-10 cm; ribs 10-19, slightly undulate; areoles 1-6(-10) mm apart. Spines 15-36 per areole, white to tan, dull pink, dark brown, or purplish black, central spines and spine tips often darker; radial spines 12-36 per areole, straight to slightly curved, appressed, pectinately arranged or nearly so, 2-8(-25) mm; central spines 0-7 per areole, terete, 1-6(-15) mm. Flowers 4.5-8(-12) × 5-10(-12) cm; flower tube 22-40 × 10-30 mm; flower tube hairs 5-15 mm; inner tepals silvery pink to magenta, usually white, crimson, green, or multicolored proximally, 23-40 × 5-15 mm, tips relatively thin, delicate; anthers yellow; nectar chamber 2-5 mm. Fruits green, olive green, or dark green, 15-28 mm, pulp white. 2n = 22.

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    Other Local Names

    NameLanguageCountry
    Lace hedgehog cactus

     Information From

    Cactaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Flora of North America @ efloras.org
    http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1
    'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • B Flora of North America Association
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).