Ferocactus viridescens

(Torrey & A. Gray) Britton & Rose

Cact. 3: 140. 1922.

Common names: Coastal barrel cactus San Diego barrel cactus
Illustrated
Basionym: Echinocactus viridescens Torrey & A. Gray Fl. N. Amer. 1: 554. 1840
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 245. Mentioned on page 243, 244.

Discussion

Varieties 3 (1 in the flora).

Selected References

None.

No values specified.

... more about "Ferocactus viridescens"
cushionlike +
blunt +, ovoid +  and cylindric +
circular to linear +
deciduous +  and persistent +
connected +
nearly circular +  and oblong or elliptic +
Allan D. Zimmerman +  and Bruce D. Parfitt +
(Torrey & A. Gray) Britton & Rose +
hardened +
Echinocactus viridescens +
triangular +
terete +, angled +  and flattened +
proliferating +
flattened +  and cylindric +
Coastal barrel cactus +  and San Diego barrel cactus +
not mucilaginous +
Calif. +  and Mexico +
not separating +
8.5 cm85 mm <br />0.085 m <br /> (10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br />) +
2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br /> (8.5 cm85 mm <br />0.085 m <br />) +
15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br />) +
hollow +, spineless +  and walled +
purple-red;dull;brownish;purple-red;dull;brownish;yellow;green +
persistent +
20mm;60mm +
cylindric +, ovoid +  and spheric +
Purple (?) +, Red (?) +, Orange (?) +  and Yellow (?) +
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 +
13 cm130 mm <br />0.13 m <br /> (17 cm170 mm <br />0.17 m <br />) +
30mm +  and 130mm +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.45 cm4.5 mm <br />0.0045 m <br />) +
obtuse +, denticulate +  and fimbriate +
deciduous +  and persistent +
not mucilaginous +
ridgelike +  and nipple--shaped +
, +  and whitish +
prominent +
broadly rounded +  and lanceolate +
arillate +  and strophiolate +
0.29 cm2.9 mm <br />0.0029 m <br /> (0.32 cm3.2 mm <br />0.0032 m <br />) +
0.04 cm0.4 mm <br />4.0e-4 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
spheric;subreniform +
Illustrated +
radial +  and cluster +
reddish +  and salmon +
straight +  and curved +
deciduous +  and persistent +
6 (?) +  and 25 (?) +
annulate-ridged +, hairlike +, daggerlike +, subulate +  and acicular +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (7 cm70 mm <br />0.07 m <br />) +
hard +  and rigid +
decurrent +
unsegmented +
80 cm800 mm <br />0.8 m <br /> (100 cm1,000 mm <br />1 m <br />) +
10cm;150cm +
cylindric +, depressed-spheric +, spheric +  and ovoid +
succulent +
7.5cm;80cm +
red +, orange +  and yellow +
tuberculate +
adventitious +
tuberlike +
epipetric +  and epiphytic +
Ferocactus viridescens +
Ferocactus +
species +
straight +
distinct +
reticulate +  and pitted +
flat +, concave +  and convex +
dull +  and glossy +
annulate-ridged +
branched +  and unbranched +
epiphytic;epiphytic;epiphytic +
leaning +  and erect +
barrel-shaped +  and spheric +