Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00048957
Occurrence ID (GUID): d31c8f2e-c255-4523-90ca-ff374fd8dc84
Taxon: Ferocactus wislizeni (Engelm.) Britt. & Rose
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   15785   
Date: 2002-09-21
Additional Collectors: Dixie Damrel, Dan Austin
Locality: USA, Arizona, Santa Cruz County, Coronado National Forest, Santa Rita Mountains foothills, west side, above Agua Caliente Wash, Devil's Cash Box.
31.68848  -110.9552
Verbatim Coordinates: 31d 41.309m N; 110d 57.31m W
Elevation: 1433 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 4700ft.
Habitat: Limestone slope
Associated Species: Fouquieria splendens, Agave schottii schottii, Opuntia phaeacantha, O. engelmannii, Calliandra eriophylla, Eysenhardtia orthocarpa, Erythrina flabelliformis, Viguiera dentata, Aloysia wrightii, Ipomoea barbatisepala, Thamnosma texana, Janusia gracilis, Croton, Amaranthus fimbriatus.
Description: Frequent barrel, flower length 62 mm, width 28 mm (closing), outer perianth yellow green(-brown) with wide reddish midstripe, inner perianth yellow-green with reddish tip and midstripe, hypanthium light green with lighter margins, becoming reddish at tip, stigma lobes 19, orange-red, style cream, filament cream at base becoming pink then maroon towards apex, anthers yellow.
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Record Id: d31c8f2e-c255-4523-90ca-ff374fd8dc84
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