Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00061659
Occurrence ID (GUID): 6872c4bd-2e9d-4cb0-be18-a40844e8037f
Taxon: Ferocactus wislizeni (Engelm.) Britt. & Rose
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   23498   
Date: 2008-09-10
Additional Collectors: Brandi Eide, Ray Leimkuehler, Rosa Crespo
Locality: USA, Arizona, Pinal County, Northwest end of Tortolito Mountains, Fresnal Canyon.
32.559783  -111.100433  NAD 27
Verbatim Coordinates: 32d 33.587m N; 111d 6.026m W; UTM: 3602289N 490634E 12S
Elevation: 937 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 3076ft.
Habitat: Arizona Upland desert scrub on nw-facing rocky slope
Associated Species: Ephedra, Jatropha cardiophylla, Eysenhardtia orthocarpa, Nissolia schottii, Cylindropuntia bigelovii, C. versicolor, Hyptis emoryi, Carnegiea gigantea, Opuntia phaeacantha, Fouquieria splendens, Dodonaea viscosa, Mammillaria grahamii, Acacia greggii, Cercidium microphyllum.
Description: Occasional, 20 inches high, ribs 21, flowers 58(l)x32(w) mm, 52x30 mm, hypanthium green with tan-cream scale margins, outer perianth light yellow with maroon-red midstripe, inner perianth light yellow with narrower midstripe, filaments cream becoming red-pinkdistally, anthers light yellow, style light cream, stigma lobes light cream with reddish tips; fruits 28(l)x28(w) mm, 28x30 mm, dark green with tan-cream scale margins.
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Record Id: 6872c4bd-2e9d-4cb0-be18-a40844e8037f
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