(Terscheck ex Walp.) Haage f.
Echinocereus reichenbachii (commonly known as lace or hedgehog cactus) is a
E. reichenbachii is one of the smaller Echinocereus species. They reach 7.5 to 30 centimetres (3.0 to 11.8 in) tall and 4 to 10 centimetres (1.6 to 3.9 in) wide. Plants are solitary or clustered in as many as 12, with erect stems that have 10 to 19 ribs. The stems are dark green and often obscured by the
The scientific name,
In 1843, German botanist
Carl Adolf Terscheck named a specimen of
Despite the early indication of a naming error, Engelmann's