⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.
This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-2783046, 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: Gard. Mag. (London) 17: 317 1841.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:132525-1.