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Thelocactus rinconensis

Thelocactus rinconensis, Photo: Michael Lahanas

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Cactoideae
Tribus: Cacteae
Genus: Thelocactus
Species: Thelocactus rinconensis

Thelocactus rinconensis (Poselg.) Britton & Rose,

Echinocactus lophothele Salm-Dyck
Echinocactus nidulans Quehl
Echinocactus phymatothelos Poselg.
Echinocactus rinconensis Poselg.
Thelocactus lophothele (Salm-Dyck) Britton & Rose
Thelocactus lophothele subsp. freudenbergeri (R.Haas) Matusz.
Thelocactus lophothele subsp. hintonii (Lüthy) Matusz.
Thelocactus lophothele var. nidulans (Quehl) Kladiwa & Fittkau
Thelocactus lophothele subsp. nidulans (Quehl) Matusz.
Thelocactus lophothele subsp. palomaensis (Pavlícek & Zatloukal) Matusz.
Thelocactus lophothele subsp. rinconensis (Poselg.) Matusz.
Thelocactus nidulans (Quehl) Britton & Rose
Thelocactus phymatothele (Poselg.) Britton & Rose
Thelocactus rinconensis var. freudenbergeri R.Haas
Thelocactus rinconensis subsp. freudenbergeri (R.Haas) Mosco & Zanov.
Thelocactus rinconensis subsp. hintonii Lüthy
Thelocactus rinconensis subsp. icamolensis Halda & Kupcák
Thelocactus rinconensis subsp. palomaensis Pavlícek & Zatloukal

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Northern America
Regional: Mexico
Mexico Northeast

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
Primary references

Britton, N.L. & Rose, J.N. 1923. The Cactaceae. Descriptions and Illustrations of Plants of the Cactus Family. Vol. 4. 318 pp. + 37 pl. Carnegie Institution of Washington. BHL PDF Reference page. : 4: 7

Additional references

Villaseñor, J.L. 2016. Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559–902. DOI: 10.1016/j.rmb.2016.06.017 Online PDF Reference page.
Hernández, H.M. & Gómez-Hinostrosa, C. (2015). Mapping the cacti of Mexico part II. Mammillaria Succulent Plant Research 9: 1-189.
Korotkova, N., Aquino, D., Arias, S., Eggli, U., Franck, A. , Gómez-Hinostrosa, C., Guerrero, P.C., Hernández, H.M., Kohlbecker, A., Köhler, M., Luther, K., Majure, L.C., Müller, A., Metzing, D., Nyffeler, R., Sánchez, D., Schlumpberger, B. & Berendsohn, W.G. 2021. Cactaceae at Caryophyllales. org–a dynamic online species-level taxonomic backbone for the family. Willdenowia 51(2): 251–270. DOI: 10.3372/wi.51.51208 Open access Reference page.


Korotkova, N. et al. 2021. Thelocactus rinconensis in Cactaceae at A global synthesis of species diversity in the angiosperm order Caryophyllales. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Nov 26. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2021. Thelocactus rinconensis in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Mar 28. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2021. Thelocactus rinconensis. Published online. Accessed: Mar 28 2021. 2021. Thelocactus rinconensis. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Mar 28.
Hassler, M. 2021. Thelocactus rinconensis. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2021. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Mar 28. Reference page.

Thelocactus rinconensis is a species of cactus. It is endemic to Mexico.

T. r. freudenbergeri
T. r. hintonii
T. r. nidulans
T. r. rinconensis


Gómez-Hinostrosa, C.; Hernández, H.M.; Sotomayor, M.; Smith, M. (2017). "Thelocactus rinconensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2017: e.T152644A121602595. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-3.RLTS.T152644A121602595.en. Retrieved 13 November 2021.

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