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Trichocereus santaensis / Echinopsis santaensis descriptions

Trichocereus santaensis / Echinopsis santaensis descriptions Trichocereus santaensis is species described by Backeberg and Rauh from the Santa Valley in Peru. There are many plants that belong to T. santaensis, eg Trichocereus sp. Chavin de Huantar, Trichocereus huanucoensis, and many others. Origin: Northern Peru, the valley around the Rio Santa, Puente, Bedoya, Huayanca Can be kept …

Trichocereus terscheckii (Echinopsis terscheckii)

Trichocereus terscheckii  (Echinopsis terscheckii) Origin: Trichocereus terscheckii  is a variable species that is a catch-all name for a variety of different forms, some of which form intermediates with other species like Trichocereus atacamensis, Trichocereus taquimbalensis, Trichocereus validus and others. Trichocereus terscheckii grows around the south of Bolivia, North Argentina (Catamarca, Tucuman, La Rioja, Jujuy, San Juan, …

Trichocereus arboricola (Echinopsis arboricola)

Trichocereus arboricola (Echinopsis arboricola) Current name: Echinopsis arboricola (Kimnach) Mottram Origin: Bolivia, Argentina, Type locality: Tarija in Bolivia, 600-1000 meters altitude Trichocereus arboricola is more of an Epiphyt instead of a normal Trichocereus and is often grown like a handing basket cactus. It often starts off as a columnar cactus, but goes prostrate as soon …

Trichocereus macrogonus – Echinopsis macrogona

Trichocereus macrogonus – Echinopsis macrogona cereus macrogonus SD. Cact. Hort. Dyck.Cult. Current name: Echinopsis macrogona, disputed by some authors and redescribed as Trichocereus macrogonus. The whole genus Trichocereus is currently being revised and it´ll take a good 10 years till this is somewhat resolved. Echinopsis macrogona / Trichocereus macrogonus is synonymous with Echinopsis peruviana / …

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 …

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