Escobaria alversonii

Escobaria alversonii
Escobaria alversonii

Taxonavigation edit

Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Cactoideae
Tribus: Cacteae
Genus: Escobaria
Sectio: E. sect. Escobaria
Species: Escobaria alversonii

Name edit

Note edit

The specific epithet alversonii honors the British mineral explorer Andrew H. Alverson (1845–1916).

Synonyms edit

  • Coryphantha alversonii (J.M. Coult.) Orcutt
  • Coryphantha vivipara var. alversonii (J.M. Coult.) L.D. Benson
  • Escobaria vivipara var. alversonii (J.M. Coult.) D.R. Hunt
  • Mammillaria alversonii (J.M. Coult.) J.M. Coult. ex Zeiss.
  • Mammillaria arizonica var. alversonii (J.M.Coult.) Davidson & Moxley
  • Mammillaria radiosa var. alversonii (J.M.Coult.) K.Schum.
  • Mammillaria vivipara var. alversonii (J.M.Coult.) L.D.Benson

Distribution edit

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southwestern USA
      • Arizona, California

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

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Vernacular names edit

English: cushion foxtail cactus
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