⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.
This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-2781572, with some changes.
This name is a synonym of Echinocactus platyacanthus Link & Otto.
The record derives from WCSP (in review) which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles 6: 90 1839.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:131639-1.