Category: 1b Trichocereus Species E-P

Trichocereus knuthianus (Echinopsis knuthiana)

Trichocereus knuthianus (Echinopsis knuthiana) Trichocereus knuthianus is a plant that can be found in many parts of Peru. As a species, it is much more diverse than the clone that it is mostly reduced to and there are various forms that belong into the context of Trichocereus knuthianus.  In addition, there are intermediates with Trichocereus …

Trichocereus glaucus – Echinopsis glauca

Trichocereus glaucus – Echinopsis glauca Trichocereus glaucus, also known as Echinopsis glauca, is a Peruvian Trichocereus species described by Friedrich Ritter. Trichocereus glaucus – Foto: Friedrich Ritter Origin of Trichocereus glaucus: Peru ( South Peru ), Arequipa (Rio Tambo), Chile. In Chile, this plant is closely related to Trichocereus fulvilanus and Trichocereus deserticolus. Description of …

Trichocereus lamprochlorus / Echinopsis lamprochlora

Trichocereus lamprochlorus / Echinopsis lamprochlora Trichocereus lamprochlorus is strange species that needs investigation. There are various species associated with Trichocereus lamprochlorus / Echinopsis lamprochlora, such as Trichocereus purpureopilosus and some forms of Trichocereus candicans that are considered to be synonymous with it. The species was merged into the genus Echinopsis during Friedrich & Rowley´s merger …

Trichocereus pallarensis / Echinopsis pallarensis

Trichocereus pallarensis / Echinopsis pallarensis  Trichocereus pallarensis, also known as Echinopsis pallarensis, is an obscure species from North Peru that was discovered and described by Friedrich Ritter. It belongs into the same context that Trichocereus santaensis / Echinopsis santaensis belongs to. Photo: Cactusaffinity.com Trichocereus pallarensis is a species that was described by Friedrich Ritter and …

Trichocereus huanucoensis (Echinopsis)

Trichocereus huanucoensis (Echinopsis) 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 is Huanuco. It …

Trichocereus pachanoi (Britton and Rose 1920) Echinopsis pachanoi

Trichocereus pachanoi (Britton and Rose 1920) Echinopsis pachanoi Trichocereus pachanoi is columnar cactus with a long history of being grown as a crop and ritual plants and can today be found in every South American country. It is endemic to Peru and Ecuador, where the type locality can be found. This is a purely informational …

Trichocereus Manguinii aka Trichocereus WK

Trichocereus Manguinii aka Trichocereus WK Hi Guys, another cactus from the ancient times. Trichocereus Manguinii Backeberg, which can also be found throughout Australia under the name Trichocereus WK. I have absolutely no idea what WK stands for but the name Trichocereus Manguinii goes back to Backeberg, who tried to describe it as a species. Sometimes, …

Trichocereus Poco (Echinopsis Tarijensis)

Trichocereus Poco (Echinopsis Tarijensis ssp. tarijensis) Synonyms: Trichocereus Poco, Echinopsis Poco, Helianthocereus poco, Trichocereus tarijensis var. poco, Trichocereus narvaecensis, Trichocereus poco var. fricianus, Trichocereus Totorillanus Taxonomic Background: These days, Trichocereus Poco has been integrated into the species Echinopsis Tarijensis aka Trichocereus Tarijensis though there are minor differences between the two. However, the fact that the species …

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