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Cylindropuntia echinocarpa

Cylindropuntia echinocarpa (Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow) F.M. Knuth

Cylindropuntia echinocarpa (Engelm. & Bigelow) F.M. Knuth

Opuntia echinocarpa Engelm. & Bigelow

Opuntia wigginsii L.D. Benson

Opuntia echinocarpa Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow

Silver Cholla

ParentsUnknownGenus is not in the current taxonomy
GenusCylindropuntiafrom the Greek kylindros, “a cylinder,” plus genus Opuntia, this is now the new genus of the so-called ‘true chollas’
SpeciesechinocarpaLiterally “hedgehog-fruited,” thus bearing prickly fruits

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Cylindropuntia echinocarpa (Silver Cholla)

5/3/2018 · Joshua Tree National Park
≈ 27 × 21" (68 × 52 cm)

Cylindropuntia echinocarpa (Silver Cholla)

5/3/2018 · Joshua Tree National Park
≈ 25 × 21" (63 × 52 cm)

Cylindropuntia echinocarpa description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 12 Oct 2018.

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Cylindropuntia echinocarpa (Silver Cholla)

5/3/2018 · Joshua Tree National Park
≈ 6 × 4" (15 × 10 cm)

Cylindropuntia echinocarpa (Silver Cholla)

5/3/2018 · Joshua Tree National Park
≈ 6 × 4" (15 × 11 cm)

Cylindropuntia echinocarpa (Silver Cholla)

5/3/2018 · Joshua Tree National Park
≈ 26 × 21" (67 × 52 cm)

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