Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00070945
Occurrence ID (GUID): 4e033bf4-e67b-4a86-b22f-a45ebea0bcac
Taxon: Echinocereus bonkerae Thornb. & Bonker
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Kris Schloemer      
Date: 2011-04-07
Additional Collectors: Diane Steele, Joni Ward
Locality: USA, Arizona, 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 2002 0244 0101; originally received as Echinocereus sp. name changed per Wendy C. Hodgson 18 September 2012; originally received as a plant collected by Wendy C. Hodgson s. n., 24 October 2002 with J. Ward, S. Doan, D. Damrel, R. Puente, D. Goldman, K. Rice and Ada from Arizona, Maricopa-Yavapai County boundary on Mt. Ord Road about 3.0 miles E of the junction with I-17, 33° 47' N 111° 29' W, elevation 5936 ft; collector's notes: plants abundant (11-30 per 100 x 100 ft.) clumps of 5-8 stems, spines short; slope 3%; aspect East; soil basalt; associated taxa: Quercus turbinella, Arctostaphyllos wrightii, Pinus cembroides, Nolina microcarpa, Rhus ovata, Amelenchier utahensis, Juniperus deppeana, Ceanothus greggii.
33.783333  -111.483333
Verbatim Coordinates: 33° 47' N 111° 29' W
Elevation: 1810 meters Verbatim Elevation: 5936ft
Description: Plant height 8.5 inches; multi-stemmed plant (7), stems green, rib count 15-16; spines golden with reddish-brown tips; flowers collected in the morning and in the afternoon in April, diameter 69-90 mm, length 61-67 mm (ovary 20 mm), outer perianth mostly faint purple/magenta with greenish-brown midstripe-some deep purple/magenta with greenish-purple midstripe, inner perianth brilliant purple-magenta with green at base; stigma lobe number 10-13, green; style white; filaments white or light green or pale yellow.
Reproductive Condition: Flowers
Notes: Sheet I/II with flowers. Sheet II/II is DES00070948 and has stems.; Cultivated
Disposition: in collection
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Record ID: 4e033bf4-e67b-4a86-b22f-a45ebea0bcac
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