Cylindropuntia delgadilloana Rebman & Pinkava
Date: 28 April 2009
Mexico, Baja California, Originally received into the DBG living collection as seed collected by Jon Rebman 2560, 9 April 1994, from Mexico, Baja California, San Felipe Desert at the base of Sierra San Pedro Martir near Rancho las Animas (para type) growing in a sandy area with many large granite boulders with Pachycereus pringlei, Olneya tesota, Mammillaria dioca, Opuntia tesajo, Ferocactus, Lophocereus schottii, Prosopis, Cercidium, Bursera microphylla, B. hindsiana, Hyptis, Lycium, Fouquieria; collector's plant description: Plants to 2 m tall with linear, ascending habit; tubercules long; fruits spiny.
31° 05' N 115° 22' W
Grown in cultivation at Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix N 33° 27’ 33”, W 111° 56’ 35”, 1200 ft., 366 m; accession number 1994 0712 1002.
Plant height 1 m, diameter 0.5 m; stems yellow-green or blue-gray-green; spines golden or cream with sheaths, gray without sheaths; flowers collected late afternoon, additional flowers collected May 2010, flower diameter 43-60 mm, length 43-57 mm, outer perianth yellow-green with a wide greenish-red midstripe, inner perianth bright yellow-green, greener at base; stigma lobe number 6-8, pale yellow-green; style cream or white; filaments yellow-green or pale green; anthers yellow.
Cactus Voucher Project; Cultivated
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