Taxon profile


Rainbow Hedgehog Cactus
Echinocereus rigidissimus (Engelm.) F. Haage

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Caryophyllales »  family Cactaceae »  genus Echinocereus - hedgehog cactus

Scientific synonyms

Cereus pectinatus var. rigidissimus Engelm.
Echinocereus pectinatus var. rigidissimus (Engelm.) Rümpl.

Least Concern LC


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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Echinocereus rigidissimus subsp. rigidissimus (Engelmann) F. Haage

Echinocereus rigidissimus subsp. rigidissimus

subspecies Echinocereus rigidissimus subsp. rubispinus (G.R.W. Frank & A.B. Lau) N.P. Taylor

Echinocereus rigidissimus subsp. rubispinus

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [152066]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Echinocereus rigidissimus (Engelm.) Haage]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Echinocereus rigidissimus (Engelm.) F. Haage]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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