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Taxon: Echinocereus coccineus Engelm.

 
Genus: Echinocereus
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Echinocereeae
Nomen number: 319980
Place of publication: F. A. Wislizenus, Mem. tour N. Mexico 93. 1848
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 13-Apr-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Aug-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Arizona hedgehog  (Source: Cact Fam) - English
  • California hedgehog  (Source: Cact Fam) - English
  • claret-cup cactus  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • cream-flower hedgehog  (Source: Cact Fam) - English
  • golden-rainbow hedgehog  (Source: Cact Fam) - English
  • Mexican claret-cup cactus  (Source: Cact Fam) - English
  • scarlet hedgehog cactus  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • white-spine claret-cup cactus  (Source: Cact Fam) - English
  • scharlakanskägelkaktus  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:
  • Environmental: ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado (s.)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chihuahua (n.), Coahuila (n.), Sonora (n.)]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Anderson, E. F. The cactus family. 2001 (Cact Fam)
  3. Benson, L. The cacti of the United States and Canada. 1982 (Cact US Can)
  4. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  6. Ferguson, D. J. 1989. Revision of the U.S. members of the Echinocereus triglochidiatus group Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 61:220.
  7. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  8. Hunt, D. et al., eds. The new cactus lexicon. 2006 (Cact Lexicon)
  9. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  10. Kartesz, J. T. & R. Kartesz A synonomized checklist of the flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can)
  11. Taylor, N. P. 1985. The genus Echinocereus. 1985 (Echinocereus) 71.
  12. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  13. Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. Great Basin Naturalist Mem. 9. (F Utah)

Check other web resources for Echinocereus coccineus Engelm. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=319980. Accessed 16 November 2018.