Definition of Echinocereus

1. Noun. Large genus of low-growing shrubby ribbed cacti of Mexico and southwestern United States.

Exact synonyms: Genus Echinocereus
Generic synonyms: Caryophylloid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Cactaceae, Cactus Family, Family Cactaceae
Member holonyms: Hedgehog Cereus, Rainbow Cactus



Lexicographical Neighbors of Echinocereus

Ecclesiastes
Ecclesiastical Latin
Ecclesiasticus
Eccleston
Ecclus.
Echelon
Echeneididae
Echeneis
Echeneis naucrates
Echidna
Echidnophaga
Echidnophaga gallinacea
Echinidan
Echinidans
Echinocactus grusonii
Echinocereus
Echinochasmus
Echinochloa
Echinochloa crusgalli
Echinochloa frumentacea
Echinodermata
Echinops
Echinosphaerium
Echinus esculentus
Echis
Echium
Echium vulgare
Echo
Echonian

Literary usage of Echinocereus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cactaceae: Descriptions and Illustrations of Plants of the Cactus Family by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Joseph Nelson Rose (1922)
"7 Plant of echinocereus mojavensis 8 Top of plant of echinocereus ... 15 Plant of echinocereus subinermis 16 Plant of echinocereus luteus 17 Potted plant of ..."

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