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Genus: Echinocereus
Section: Wilcoxia
[ Cactaceae ]

Dictionary of Genus names

   

 

Echinocereus

Root system
(Shape and  size)

Aboveground branching

  Ribs Areoles distance Radial spines
Number/length
Central spines
Number/length
flower
colour
Fruit
characteristics
Form, Length, section
seed
colour
mm
leucanthus 4, 8 apical tuber in the main roots 50-80mm
 
Shoot strong branching from the base   8 3-5 mm 9-18
1-1,5 mm
 
2-5
1-1,5mm
White Ovoidal
15 mm Long
8mm
Red to
black-brown
1mm
 
poselgeri Up to 8 storage organs similar to dahlia tubers branching out in the upper third  

6-10

 
6 - 8 mm

8-16
up to 4,5 mm

 
1
9mm
light magenta

Ovoidal
20 mm Long
10-15 mm

 
Black
1-1,5 mm
waldeisii                    
kroenleinii Napiform-root partially integrated with the hypocotyl, 120 - 150 mm Begin to branch from 200-300 mm of height                
                     
                     
                     

 

 

 

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