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Echinocereus (hedgehog cactus)

Wikipedia Abstract

Echinocereus is a genus of ribbed, usually small to medium-sized cylindrical cacti, comprising about 70 species native to the southern United States and Mexico in very sunny rocky places. Usually the flowers are large and the fruit edible.The name comes from the Ancient Greek ἐχῖνος (echinos), meaning "hedgehog," and the Latin cereus meaning "candle." They are sometimes known as hedgehog cacti, a term also used for the Pediocactus and Echinopsis.
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Echinocereus acifer
Echinocereus adustus
Echinocereus apachensis
Echinocereus arizonicus
Echinocereus barthelowanus (Endangered)
Echinocereus berlandieri (Berlandier's hedgehog cactus) (Attributes)
Echinocereus bonkerae
Echinocereus brandegeei
Echinocereus bristolii
Echinocereus chisosensis (Chisos Mountain Hedgehog Cactus) (Endangered) (Attributes)
Echinocereus cinerascens
Echinocereus coccineus (scarlet hedgehog cactus) (Attributes)
Echinocereus dasyacanthus (spiny hedgehog cactus) (Attributes)
Echinocereus davisii
Echinocereus ehrenbergii <Unverified Name>
Echinocereus engelmannii (Engelmann's hedgehog cactus) (Attributes)
Echinocereus enneacanthus (pitaya) (Attributes)
Echinocereus fasciculatus
Echinocereus fendleri (Fendler hedgehog cactus) (Attributes)
Echinocereus ferreirianus
Echinocereus freudenbergii
Echinocereus grandis
Echinocereus klapperi
Echinocereus knippelianus
Echinocereus laui
Echinocereus ledingii
Echinocereus leucanthus (Endangered)
Echinocereus longisetus
Echinocereus mapimiensis
Echinocereus maritimus
Echinocereus metornii
Echinocereus mombergerianus
Echinocereus nicholii (Nichol hedgehog cactus) (Attributes)
Echinocereus nivosus (Critically Endangered)
Echinocereus ortegae
Echinocereus pacificus
Echinocereus palmeri
Echinocereus pamanesiorum
Echinocereus papillosus (Allicoche hedgehog cactus) (Attributes)
Echinocereus parkeri
Echinocereus pectinatus (rainbow cactus) (Attributes)
Echinocereus pensilis
Echinocereus pentalophus (ladyfinger cactus) (Attributes)
Echinocereus polyacanthus (Mojave mound cactus) (Attributes)
Echinocereus poselgeri (dahlia hedgehog cactus) (Attributes)
Echinocereus primolanatus
Echinocereus pseudopectinatus (devilthorn) (Attributes)
Echinocereus pulchellus
Echinocereus rayonesensis
Echinocereus reichenbachii (lace hedgehog cactus) (Attributes)
Echinocereus rigidissimus (rainbow hedgehog cactus) (Attributes)
Echinocereus roetteri
Echinocereus russanthus (brownspine hedgehog cactus) (Attributes)
Echinocereus salm-dyckianus
Echinocereus santaritensis
Echinocereus scheeri
Echinocereus schereri
Echinocereus schmollii (Lamb's Tail Cactus) (Endangered)
Echinocereus sciurus (Endangered)
Echinocereus scopulorum
Echinocereus spinigemmatus
Echinocereus stoloniferus
Echinocereus stramineus (strawberry hedgehog cactus) (Attributes)
Echinocereus subinermis
Echinocereus triglochidiatus (claretcup hedgehog) (Attributes)
Echinocereus viereckii
Echinocereus viridiflorus (nylon hedgehog cactus) (Attributes)
Echinocereus websterianus


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