Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00085314
Occurrence ID (GUID): 67cd2e76-02b8-4edf-ad6b-68814f954412
Taxon: Echinocereus coccineus Engelm.
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   25506   
Date: 2008-10-29
Locality: USA, Arizona, Coconino County, Grand Canyon National Park, Royal Arch Canyon, just east of Royal Arch.
36.189332  -112.452444  NAD 83/WGS84
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 369404E 4005926N
Elevation: 988 meters Verbatim Elevation: 3240 ft
Habitat: Rocky west-facing slope.
Substrate: Muav Limestone.
Associated Species: Agave utahensis subsp. utahensis, Nolina cf. microcarpa, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Encelia farinosa, Acacia greggii, Echinocactus xeranthemoides, Aloysia wrightii, Porophyllum gracile, Cylindropuntia whipplei var. whipplei, Euphorbia aaron-rossii.
Description: Originally collected by Hodgson with Dawn Goldman, Roberta Motter and Daniela Roth, 29 October 2008; in cultivation at Desert Botanical Garden November 2008; stem collected by Hodgson and Joni Ward 24 January 2018, olive green, ribs 12, spines pinkish-gray with darker tips; flowers collected 23, 25 March 2010 by Joni Ward and 28 February, 1 March 2012 by R. Trelease, N. Foisy, and G. Christensen-Dean; 12:30-1:40 pm; 45(l) x 30(w) mm, 36x20 mm (partially opened at 5:30 pm), 44x27 mm, 42x27 mm, nectar chamber above ovary, nectar sweet; outer perianth reddish-orange with wide dark red or brownish-orange midstripe, inner perianth reddish-orange but pale yellow-green basally, filaments pale yellow-green with pink at tip, or cream or white, anthers white, style cream flushed with pale green, or green or white, stigma pale green or yellow green, stigma lobe number 6-8.
Reproductive Condition: flowers
Notes: Sheet 2 of 2. Same plant as Hodgson 24605.
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Record ID: 67cd2e76-02b8-4edf-ad6b-68814f954412
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