Kategorie: 1 Trichocereus Species

Trichocereus schoenii / Echinopsis schoenii

Trichocereus schoenii / Echinopsis schoenii Trichocereus schoenii is a South Peruvian Trichocereus species that Backeberg described and named after E. Schön, who assisted him financially on his trips. Mr. Schön was from Arequipa, which is where one of the most important habitats of this species is. However, the species is not limited to that area …

Trichocereus bridgesii (Echinopsis lageniformis)

Trichocereus bridgesii (Echinopsis lageniformis) Trichocereus bridgesii (SD.) Britton & Rose – The Cactaceae C.F. Förster – H.Friedrich & GD Rowley 1974 CITES: Appendix II. Origin: The Plant grows throughout Bolivia (LA PAZ, Chochabamba, Chuquisaca, Santa Cruz, Tarija and there might be areas in Peru where it grows as well. It´s not confirmed that there are …

Trichocereus candicans (Echinopsis candicans)

Trichocereus candicans (Echinopsis candicans) Trichocereus candicans is a species from the genus Trichocereus that originally grows in Argentina. Current name: Echinopsis candicans (Gillies ex Salm-Dyck) Synonyms: Cereus candicans, Echinocactus candicans, Echinocereus candicans, Echinopsis candicans, Helianthocereus candicans, Trichocereus pseudocandicans, Trichocereus tenuispinus, Echinopsis candicans var. tenuispinus, Cereus candicans spinosior, Trichocereus neolamprochlorus, Trichocereus gladiatus, Trichocereus candicans var. gladiatus, …

Trichocereus sp. SAN MARCOS – Some more photos

Trichocereus sp. SAN MARCOS – Some more photos Here are some photos showing the Trichocereus sp. SAN MARCOS, which belongs into the wider context of Trichocereus santaensis. These plants are also closely related to the plants known as Trichocereus huanucoensis and Chavin de Huantar. They look very similar to Trichocereus cuzcoensis, but actually don´t belong …

Trichocereus chalaensis (Rauh & Backeberg)

Trichocereus chalaensis (Rauh & Backeberg) Trichocereus chalaensis is a Peruvian species that is closely related to Trichocereus glaucus. Its alternative Echinopsis name is Echinopsis chalaensis (Rauh & Backeberg). I treat it as a correct species in the genus Trichocereus because the plant will be reinstated in the genus Trichocereus soon. Right now, the name Echinopsis …

Trichocereus riomizquensis (Ritter)

Trichocereus riomizquensis (Ritter) Trichocereus riomizquensis is a Bolivian Trichocereus closely related to Trichocereus bridgesii. It is a regional form of T. bridgesii that only endemic to one site in Bolivia near the Rio Mizque. The species was discovered and described by the German cactus field botanist Friedrich Ritter, who gave Chuyllas as the type locality …

Trichocereus strigosus / Echinopsis strigosa

Trichocereus strigosus / Echinopsis strigosa Trichocereus strigosus is a plant from the genus Trichocereus. Its status is questionable and it is sometimes also listed as Soehrensia strigosa. I treat it as a correct species in the genus Trichocereus. It is closely related to Trichocereus vatteri and only differs from it by the flowers. Visually, both …

Trichocereus huanucoensis

Trichocereus huanucoensis The first occurrence of Trichocereus huanucoensis goes back to a nursery owner called Harry Johnson senior, who brought this plant into the USA in the 1950s. Unlike popular belief, Trichocereus huanucoensis is NOT an official species. There is no official description and very little information about the plant. According to herbarium pieces, its place of origin …

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