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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico (Chihuahua to Jalisco).

Native to:

Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest

Echinocereus polyacanthus Engelm. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Hunt, D.R. [9399], Mexico 45370.000
Diguet, L. M. [s.n.], Mexico K000101134 Unknown type material
75071.000

First published in F.A.Wislizenus, Mem. Tour N. Mexico: 104 (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.
  • Sánchez, D., Arias, S. & Terrazas, T. (2013). Análisis morfométrico de las especies de Echinocereus sección Triglochidiati (Cactaceae) en Mexico Brittonia 65: 368-385. New York Botanical Garden.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Not accepted by

  • Allred, K.W. (2012). Flora Neomexicana, ed. 2, 1: 1-599. Range Science Herbarium, Las Cruces, New Mexico. [Cited as Echinocereus coccineus.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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