Sclerocactus parviflorus subsp. intermedius

Sclerocactus parviflorus subsp. intermedius (Peebles) K.D.Heil & J.M.Porter ()
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🌵 BasionymSclerocactus intermedius ()
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🌵 Basionym published in Peebles, Leafl. W. Bot. v: 191 (1949)

Latin intermĕdĭus ‘intermediate’. Peebles considered Sclerocactus intermedius intermediate between Sclerocactus whipplei and Sclerocactus polyancistrus. “The plant body and spines are similar to the latter species but the flowers are smaller and the style is puberulent as in S. Whipplei.”

How to cite

Maarten H.J. van der Meer (2022 Aug 26). Sclerocactus parviflorus subsp. intermedius. Dictionary of Cactus Names. Retrieved from

Common name
intermediate fishhook cactus

United States Department of Agriculture (2021)