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  Echinofossulocactus (ochoterenanus ) "rosasianus" CACTUSPEDIA       

 


 E. ochoterenanus "rosasianus"
 

Description: Solitary , globose, vivid green with a flat tops up to 8 cm tall, 10 cm in diameter;
Flowers: Pale to bright pink, 2.5 cm long. Greenish fruit with whitish scales.

Cultivation: 
Small growing and easy to to care and flower. Because of its small size makes a great potted plant specimen, great for beginning collectors. It needs regular cacti soil with good drainage. Propagation: Seeds (usually) or by the shoots of adult plants (if available). Exposure: need some direct sun but is tolerant and prefers light shade during the hot Summer months, allow to dry between watering. Watering should be curtailed during the winter months. Frost Tolerance -5C if kept dry.

 

Photo of conspecific taxa, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Echinofossulocactus ochoteraneus complex (This Taxon has lots of synonyms (like most Echinofossulocactus) whit several controversial varieties and subspecies):

 

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Family: Cactaceae (Cactus Family)

Scientific name:  Echinofossulocactus rosasianus

Nowadays regarded as:  Echinofossulocactus ochoterenanus (Or ochoterenaus) 
Tiegel) H. C. Whitmore 1934

Taxonomy: Tribe Cacteae,  Subtribe Echinocactinae.
E. rosasianus
 nowadays is not considered a distinct species or variety but only one of the variable
phenotypes of this this clinal species.

Origin: Mexico (Hidalgo, Queretaro, Guanajuato)

Synonyms:

  • Echinofossulocactus ochoterenanus (Or ochoterenaus) (Tiegel) H. C. Whitmore 1934 Stenocactus ochoterenanus Tiegel 1933, (Mexico)
  • Echinofossulocactus heteracanthus (Muehlenpfordt) Britton et Rose 1922
  • Echinocactus heteracanthus Muehlenpfordt 1845
  • Stenocactus heteracanthus (Muehlenpfordt) A. Berger 1929
  • Echinofossulocactus bustamantei (Bravo) Croizat 1942
  • Stenocactus bustamantei Bravo 1937
  • Echinofossulocactus lexarzai (Bravo) Croizat 1942
  • Echinofossulocactus densispinus Tiegel ex Pechanek 1965
  • Echinofossulocactus rosasianus H. C. Whitmore ex Pechanek 1965
  • Echinofossulocactus parksianus C. Schmoll ex Pechanek 1971
 



 This species has  peculiar erected and stiff spines.
Flowers are bright pink in summer.

 
 

 



 

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