Echinocereus adustus

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Echinocereus adustus

Echinocereus adustus Engelm., Mem. Tour N. Mexico: 104. 1848 sec. Sánchez & al. 2018
  • Cereus adustus (Engelm.) Engelm., Pl. Fendler.: 50. 1849 syn. sec. Sánchez 2021
  • Cereus pectinatus f. adustus (Engelm.) Voss, Vilm. Blumengärtn, ed. 3, 1: 278. 1894 syn. sec. Sánchez 2021
  • Echinocereus pectinatus var. adustus (Engelm.) K.Schum., Gesamtbeschr. Kakt.: 271. 1897–1899 syn. sec. Sánchez 2021


The three subspecies of E. adustus show variation in the number and length of both central and radial spines, and have minor differences in flowers and fruits. Echinocereus adustus subsp. roemerianus represents the most different taxon of them.A


A. Sánchez, D. 2021: Revision of Echinocereus – In: Korotkova N. & al., Cactaceae at – a dynamic online species-level taxonomic backbone for the family. – Willdenowia 51(2): 250-270