ISI 2011-5. Echinocereus reichenbachii ssp. burrensis G. Frank, W. Metorn & E. Scherer Out of Stock

This subspecies of the variable and widespread E. reichenbachii stands out by virtue of its dense, interlacing, reddish-brown, pectinate spination. The flowers are typically gorgeous vivid magenta, paler in the throat, with a dense brush of creamy anthers from which the green stigma emerges. This subspecies is reported from the state of Coahuila, Mexico. HBG 104720, $8.

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Published in the Cactus and Succulent Journal, Vol. 83 (2), March - April, 2011