Taxon profile


hedgehog cactus
Pediocactus Britton & Rose

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Caryophyllales »  family Cactaceae »  tribus Cacteae

Included taxa

Number of records: 9

species Pediocactus bradyi L. Benson - Brady's Hedgehog Cactus
species Pediocactus despainii Welsh & Goodrich - Despain's Pincushion Cactus
species Pediocactus knowltonii L. Benson - Knowlton's Miniature Cactus

Pediocactus knowltonii

species Pediocactus nigrispinus Hochst.
species Pediocactus paradinei B.W. Benson - Park Hedgehog Cactus
species Pediocactus peeblesianus (Croizat) L. Benson - Navajo Pincushion Cactus
species Pediocactus robustior (Coulter) Arp
species Pediocactus simpsonii (Engelm.) Britton & Rose - Simpson Hedgehog Cactus
species Pediocactus winkleri Heil - Winkler's Pincushion Cactus

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1288598]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Pediocactus N.L. Britton & J.N. Rose in N.L. Britton & A. Brown, 1913]
Data retrieved on: 9 December 2019
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Pediocactus Britton & Rose]
Data retrieved on: 25 September 2019

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