Pyrrhocactus A.Berger

, Kakteen (Berger) 345, 215 (1929).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
Illustrierte Handbücher sukkulenter Pflanzen: Kakteen (Berger)
345, 215
Date of Publication
Jul-Aug 1929
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Type Name
Lectotype Species: P. strausianus (K.Schum.) A.Berger (Echinocactus strausianus (K.Schum.)


Berger (p. 337, index) mentioned that the new names were assigned * signs; on 345, he listed Pyrrhocactus with an * sign and referred to p. 215 on which he treated Echinocactus subgen. Pyrrhocactus A. Berger. It is construed here that Berger published E. subgen. Pyrrhocactus and Pyrrhocactus as alternative names.


Basionym of
Eriosyce sect. Pyrrhocactus (A.Berger) P.C.Guerrero & Helmut Walter, Taxon 68(3): 567 (2019).