Pediocactus bradyi L.D. Benson
  • Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles)
  • Marble Canyon cactus, Brady’s hedgehog cactus


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Pediocactus bradyi L.D. Benson. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001288308. Accessed on: 26 Sep 2020'

General Information

Plants usually unbranched (rarely 2-12-branched). Stems subglo-bose to obovoid, 3.2-6.2 × 2.5-5 cm; areoles elliptic, lanulose. Spines smooth, relatively hard, spreading to recurved, somewhat pectinate, usually all radial (rarely with central spines); radial spines (7-)13-16(-18) per areole, tips bending downward, yellowish tan or white, 3-5 × 0.7 mm; central spines 0(-2) per areole, dark tan, rigid, straight or slightly curved, 3-4 mm. Flowers 1.5-2.2 × 1.5-3 cm; scales and outer tepals minutely toothed or denticulate or entire and undulate; outer tepals straw yellow with green or red-brown midstripes, 3-15 × 3-4.5 mm; inner tepals straw colored, 9-15 × 3-4.5 mm. Fruits green turning reddish brown, turbinate, 7-10 × 10 mm. Seeds brownish black, to 2.7 × 1.7-2 mm, papillate and rugose.

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    Other Local Names

    NameLanguageCountry
    Marble Canyon cactus, Brady’s hedgehog cactus

     Information From

    Cactaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    Flora of North America @ efloras.org
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    'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • B Flora of North America Association
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    International Union for Conservation of Nature v.3
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    IUCN 2019. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2019-1.
    • D See IUCN Terms and conditions of use http://www.iucnredlist.org/info/terms-of-use
    International Union for Conservation of Nature
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    IUCN 2016. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-2
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