Peniocereus greggii var. greggii

Illustrated
Synonyms: Cereus greggii var. cismontanus Cereus pottsii Salm-Dyck
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 156. Mentioned on page 157.

Areoles elliptic, 4–5 × 2 mm; adaxial spines tending to be directed toward tip of plant; abaxial (including abaxial lateral) spines directed toward base of plant. Flowers 15–17 × 5–6 cm.


Phenology: Flowering late spring; fruiting summer.
Habitat: Chihuahuan Desert, sandy or gravelly loams, along washes, on creosote bush flats or gentle slopes
Elevation: 1200-1500 m

Distribution

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Ariz., N.Mex., Tex., Mexico (Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Sonora, Zacatecas).

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

Donald J. Pinkava +
(Engelmann) Britton & Rose +
Cereus greggii +
Ariz. +, N.Mex. +, Tex. +, Mexico (Chihuahua +, Coahuila +, Durango +, Sonora +  and Zacatecas). +
1200-1500 m +
Chihuahuan Desert, sandy or gravelly loams, along washes, on creosote bush flats or gentle slopes +
Flowering late spring +  and fruiting summer. +
Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. +
Illustrated +
Cereus greggii var. cismontanus +  and Cereus pottsii +
Peniocereus greggii var. greggii +
Peniocereus greggii +
variety +