Family:
Cactaceae Juss.

Echinocereus Engelm.

This genus is accepted, and its native range is W. & Central U.S.A. to Mexico.

Native to:

Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming

Introduced into:

Canary Is.

Echinocereus Engelm. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in F.A.Wislizenus, Mem. Tour N. Mexico: 91 (1848)

Accepted by

  • Benadom, D. (2014). Echinocereus : decades of field experience, photography, and dedication to a phenomenal genus of cacti: 1-499. Superb Succulents, Simi Valley, California.
  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0