Pediocactus despainii S.L. Welsh & Goodrich
  • Great Basin Naturalist
  • San Rafael cactus, Despain footcactus, Despain’s pincushion cactus


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Pediocactus despainii S.L. Welsh & Goodrich. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001288311. Accessed on: 31 May 2020'

General Information

Plants typically unbranched. Stems subglobose to obovoid, 3.8-6 × 3-9.5 cm; areoles circular to oval, villous to glabrate. Spines smooth, relatively hard, all radial, 9-15 per areole, spreading, white, 2-6 mm. Flowers 1.5-2.5 × 1.8-2.5 cm; scales and outer tepals minutely toothed to entire and undulate; outer tepals yellow-bronze to peach-bronze or pink with purple midstripes, 4-10 × 3-6 mm; inner tepals yellow-bronze to peach-bronze (rarely pink), 6-12 × 4-6 mm. Fruits green, drying reddish brown, turbinate, 9-11 × 10-12 mm. Seeds black, 3.5 × 2.5 mm, shiny, papillate and rugose.

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    Other Local Names

    NameLanguageCountry
    San Rafael cactus, Despain footcactus, Despain’s pincushion cactus

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    Cactaceae
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    '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.
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    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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    IUCN 2016. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-2
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