Sclerocactus johnsonii subsp. erectocentrus

Sclerocactus johnsonii subsp. erectocentrus (J.M.Coult.) M.A.Baker ()
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🌵 BasionymEchinocactus erectocentrus ()
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🌵 Basionym published in Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 3(7): 376 (1896)
🌵 Type of Echinomastus

Latin ērectus ‘erect, upright’ + Greek kentron ‘spine, point, center’. For the erect central spines. Coulter: “The plant is characterized by its very flat base, on which the spines are persistent even to the origin of the root and by uniformly erect centrals.”

How to cite

van der Meer, Maarten H.J. (2022, August 26). Sclerocactus johnsonii subsp. erectocentrus. Dictionary of Cactus Names. Retrieved from