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Pediocactus (pincushion cactus)

Wikipedia Abstract

Pediocactus (Greek: πεδίον (pedion) means "plain", "flat", "field") is a genus of cacti. The genus comprises between 6 and 11 species, depending upon the authority. Species of this genus are referred to as hedgehog cacti, though that name is also applied to plants from the genera Echinocereus and Echinopsis. Species may also be referred to as pincushion cacti, a common name which is also applied to other genera.
View Wikipedia Record: Pediocactus

Species

Pediocactus bradyi (Brady's hedgehog cactus) (Attributes)
Pediocactus despainii (san rafael cactus) (Attributes)
Pediocactus knowltonii (Knowlton's miniature cactus) (Critically Endangered) (Attributes)
Pediocactus nigrispinus
Pediocactus paradinei (park hedgehog cactus) (Endangered) (Attributes)
Pediocactus peeblesianus (Peebles pediocactus) (Attributes)
Pediocactus sileri (Siler pediocactus) (Attributes)
Pediocactus simpsonii (Simpson hedgehog cactus) (Attributes)
Pediocactus winkleri (Winkler cactus) (Attributes)

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