Echinocactus horizonthalonius var. nicholii L. Benson
Date: 02 May 2006
USA, Arizona, Pima County, Maricopa County: Grown in cultivation at Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix, N 33 deg 27' 33'', W 111 deg 56' 35'', 1200 ft., 366 m; accession number 1993 0511 0101; originally received as a plant collected by Lynda Pritchett-Kozak s. n., 8 October 1992, from Arizona, Pima County, Waterman Mountain, 14 miles west of I-17 on Avra Valley Road; Section 25 T12S R8E; N 32 deg 21', W 111 deg 29'; altitude 2850 feet; slope 60 NW.
32d 21m N; 111d 29m W; TRS: T12S R8E S25
Flowers collected mid-afternoon, diamter 66-69 mm, length 67-70 mm, base of outer perianth cream and covered with soft, wooly glochids, outer perianth light pink with very wide greenish-red midstripe, inner perianth light magenta, deepening to almost red; stigma lobe number 7-8, color salmon; stem color gray-green; spines gray with darker tips; rib count 8.
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