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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 …

Trichocereus glaucus – Echinopsis glauca

Trichocereus glaucus, also known as Echinopsis glauca, is a Peruvian Trichocereus species described by Friedrich Ritter. It might be synonymous with Trichocereus chalaensis, or at least related to it in some form. There are also Peruvianoids that are sold under this name and I occasionally encountered Trichocereus fulvilanus …

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 & …

Trichocereus macrogonus (Echinopsis macrogona) in Matucana II

In this chapter I want to show you some of the wild populations of Echinopsis macrogona from Matucana. The species is partially synonymous with Echinopsis peruviana, which is why there is quite some overlay between these two. The name Echinopsis macrogona has a long and troubled history, because …

Trichocereus peruvianus Echinopsis peruviana Mega Page

Trichocereus peruvianus or Echinopsis peruviana is a columnar cactus that can get up to 4 meters long and reaches 20 centimeters in diameter. It´s also called the PERUVIAN TORCH cactus and is native in Peru. Britton and Rose – The Cact. II, S.136 /192 Photos of Trichocereus peruvianus …

Trichocereus huarazensis / Echinopsis huarazensis

Trichocereus huarazensis is a columnar cactus from Huaraz in Peru. It is not an official species and it is a commercial variety of Trichocereus pachanoi that goes back to Karel Knize. Knize sold seeds and plants from a wild population in Huaraz. A Trichocereus grower in the United …

Trichocereus macrogonus – Echinopsis macrogona Mega Page

Trichocereus macrogonus, also known as Echinopsis macrogona, is a columnar cactus. The first description about it was made using the name Cereus macrogonus SD. Cact. Hort. Dyck.Cult. Currently valid name name: Echinopsis macrogona, the name is disputed by some authors and re-described as Trichocereus macrogonus by others. The …

Trichocereus peruvianus from Matucana: Huariquiña

Trichocereus peruvianus from Huariquiña! Huariquiña, not far away from Matucana. There are also some photos from that site from the Sacred Succulents Field Trip. Overall, this is a fantastic strain with beautiful plants that grow prostrate at times.

Trichocereus Parque de las Leyendas Peru

Hey guys, wanted to show these new photos from Lima, Peru. Many Trichocereus pachanoi, but also some other interesting plants that deserve to be seen. Thanks again for providing the photos and for making advertising for these glorious plants. Muchas Gracias. 😉 Photos from PARQUE DE LAS LEYENDAS

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 …

BK10508.4 Trichocereus lamprochlorus, Tiatako, Cochabamba, Bolivia

BK10508.4 Trichocereus lamprochlorus, Tiatako, Cochabamba, Bolivia Synonyms: Trichocereus lamprochlorus, Cereus lamprochlorus, Trichocereus lamprochlora, Echinopsis lamprochlora, Echinocereus lamprochlora There is huge confusion around this species but as far as i can tell it from the first Pic, this is absolutely correct. Please note the similarity to Trichocereus spachianus. The …

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 …

Trichocereus pachanoi / Echinopsis pachanoi in Ecuador!

Trichocereus pachanoi in Ecuador is rare, but there definitely are a lot of them to be found there. The original type locality of Echinopsis pachanoi is in Ecuador. Though it is much more common in Peru these days the most typical specimens to the description can be found …

Trichocereus ‘Parque de las Leyendas’ Peru

Trichocereus ‘Parque de las Leyendas’ Peru Trichocereus Parque de las Leyendas: The Parque de las Leyendas is located in the San Miguel district of Lima and was founded as the first Zoo of Peru. Peru is one of the most biologically diverse countries in the world and the …

Trichocereus pachanoi / Echinopsis pachanoi Beautiful Species!

Trichocereus pachanoi, also known as Echinopsis pachanoi, is columnar cactus with a long history of being grown as a crop and ritual plants. Today they can be found in every South American country. It is endemic to Peru and Ecuador, where the type locality can be found. Please …