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This genus is accepted, and its native range is SW. & Central U.S.A. to Mexico.
Some Flowers of the Sterile Region of Cauquenas, Chili

Native to:

Arizona, California, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah

Echinocactus Link & Otto appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Verh. Vereins Beförd. Gartenbaues Königl. Preuss. Staaten 3: 420 (1827)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.

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Kew Backbone Distributions
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© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0