Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00069272
Occurrence ID (GUID): d4909eee-b7e4-4fb7-91dc-c3507faab92b
Taxon: Ferocactus wislizeni (Engelm.) Britt. & Rose
Family: Cactaceae
Determiner: Joni Ward (Feb. 2012)
Collector: Rosemary Trelease      
Date: 2011-05-24
Additional Collectors: Nancy Foisy
Locality: USA, Arizona, Maricopa County, Originally received into the DBG living collection as a plant found growing as a native in Bed 42 during an inventory; originally received as F. cylindraceus.
33.459167  -111.943056
Verbatim Coordinates: 33° 27' 33'' N 111° 56' 35'' W
Elevation: 370 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 1220ft
Habitat: Grown in cultivation at the Desert Botanical Garden, Maricopa County, Phoenix, AZ, N 33° 27’ 33” W 111° 56’ 35”, 1200 ft., 366 m; accession number 1991 0088 0135.
Description: Plant height 18 inches; stem blue-gray-green, rib count 19; spines pinkish-gray, hooked; flowers collected in the afternoon, diameter 40-57 mm, length 55-59 mm, outer perianth pale pink with a wide magenta-red-maroon midstripe, inner perianth light yellow-orange with a wide magenta midstripe; stigma lobe number 12-15, cream blushed with magenta; style cream; filaments pink at tips to cream at base.
Reproductive Condition: Flowering.
Notes: Cactus Voucher Project; Cultivated or Captive
Disposition: In collection
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Record Id: d4909eee-b7e4-4fb7-91dc-c3507faab92b
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