Echinocereus rigidissimus

(Engelmann) F. Haage

Special Preisverz., 13. 1897.

Common names: Arizona rainbow cactus rainbow hedgehog cactus
Illustrated
Basionym: Cereus pectinatus var. rigidissimus Engelmann Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 3: 279. 1856
Synonyms: Echinocereus pectinatus var. rigidissimus (Engelmann) Rümpler
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Mentioned on page 160, 163, 172, 173.

Discussion

Varieties 2 (1 in the flora).

Selected References

None.

... more about "Echinocereus rigidissimus"
cushionlike +
confluent +, circular +  and linear +
circular to linear +
deciduous +  and persistent +
hourglass--shaped +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (5.2 cm52 mm <br />0.052 m <br />) +
Allan D. Zimmerman +  and Bruce D. Parfitt +
(Engelmann) F. Haage +
hardened +
Cereus pectinatus var. rigidissimus +
triangular +
curved +  and straight +
variously angled +  and flattened +
proliferating +
flattened +  and cylindric +
Arizona rainbow cactus +  and rainbow hedgehog cactus +
mucilaginous +
undulate +
Ariz. +, N.Mex. +  and Mexico +
not separating +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (12 cm120 mm <br />0.12 m <br />) +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
2.6 cm26 mm <br />0.026 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (2.6 cm26 mm <br />0.026 m <br />) +
15mm;150mm +
red;pink;red;pink;purplish brown;green +
dehiscent +  and indehiscent +
persistent +, long +  and deciduous +
spheric +  and narrowly obovoid +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
deciduous +  and persistent +
rudimentary +
flat +  and terete +
nearly +  and microscopic +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br />) +
tuberculate +
fluted;spheric;depressed-spheric or club-shaped +
smooth +  and tuberculate +
deciduous +  and persistent +
mucilaginous +
ridgelike +  and nipple--shaped +
Special Preisverz., +
triangular +
arillate +  and strophiolate +
0.04 cm0.4 mm <br />4.0e-4 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
rugose +  and tuberculate +
spheric;obovoid +
tuberculate +
Illustrated +
cluster +, arranged +  and radial +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
black +, brown +, reddish +, yellow +  and white +
curved +  and straight +
deciduous +
3mm +  and 150mm +
4 (?) +  and 38 (?) +
roughened +  and smooth +
acicular +  and subulate +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
0.01 cm0.1 mm <br />1.0e-4 m <br /> (0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br />) +
decurrent +
unsegmented +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
yellow-green +  and dark green +
2cm;70cm +
tapering +, spheric +  and long cylindric +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (40 cm400 mm <br />0.4 m <br />) +
succulent +
1cm;15cm +
yellowish green +  and green +
tuberculate +
Echinocereus pectinatus var. rigidissimus +
adventitious +
tuberlike +
epipetric +  and epiphytic +
Echinocereus rigidissimus +
Echinocereus +
species +
dull +  and glossy +
unbranched +  and branched +
epiphytic;epiphytic;epiphytic +
decumbent +, pendent +, sprawling +, ascending +  and erect +
barrel-shaped +  and spheric +