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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. …

Various populations of Trichocereus santaensis / Peruvianus in Peru

Trichocereus santaensis, also known as Echinopsis santaensis, is a rare Trichocereus species from the Santa Valley in Peru. It was described by Backeberg and Rauh, and its status is currently not really clear. There should be some DNA testing to investigate whether or not it deserves to be …

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, …

BK10512.4 Trichocereus riomizquensis, Totora, Cochabamba, Bolivia

This collection is labelled as BK10512.4 Trichocereus riomizquensis was made by Sacred Succulents at the Rio Mizque in Bolivia. Trichocereus riomizquensis is a species described by Friedrich Ritter and belongs to the Bolivian complex surrounding Trichocereus bridgesii. Some forms get very close to Trichocereus bridgesii, while some others are more …

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 to …

Trichocereus Chavin de Huantar

Hey guys, wanted to share these new Trichocereus photos from Chavin. Thanks to my friends from Chavin, Gracias por las fotos, mis amigos de Chavin. 😉 Some of the photos do not show plants from the genus Trichocereus, but most of them do. Trichocereus Photos from Chavin de Huantar

BK10509.19 Trichocereus totorensis, Monte Puncu, Cochabamba, Bolivia 2010

BK10509.19 Trichocereus totorensis, Monte Puncu, Cochabamba, Bolivia 2010 Trichocereus totorensis is a columnar cactus from Bolivia. The plant is also known as Trichocereus herzogianus var. totorensis. or Helianthocereus herzogianus var. totorensis. This collection of the species was made during the Sacred Succulents Field Trip 2010. The plants visited …

Trichocereus purpureopilosus Echinopsis purpureopilosa

Trichocereus purpureopilosus aka Echinopsis purpureopilosa was originally described by Weingart. Friedrich et al. integrated the species in 1974 into the species Echinopsis lamprochlora. This was a highly questionable decision and I treat it as a correct species here. Joel Lodé lists it as a correct species in his …

NL52509a Trichocereus, Potosi, Bolivia

NL52509a Trichocereus, Potosi, Bolivia NL52509a Trichocereus is a cool and rare Trichocereus species from Potosi in Bolivia. Sacred Succulents Field Trip 2009! Copyright Neil Logan & Sacredsucculents.com! As far as i know, this one was suspected to be Trichocereus validus. Personally, i think it is Trichocereus tacaquirensis but …

Trichocereus spachianus / Echinopsis spachiana WOW

Trichocereus spachianus aka Echinopsis spachiana is a columnar cactus that originates in Argentina. Synonyms: Trichocereus shaferi, Trichocereus santiaguensis, Cereus spachianus, Echinocereus spachianus, Cereus santiaguensis, Echinopsis santiaguensis, Trichocereus manguinii, Trichocereus trichosus, Trichocereus spachianoides If you want to buy seeds of Trichocereus spachianus, you can find some here: The history of …

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 …

Trichocereus taquimbalensis Echinopsis

Trichocereus taquimbalensis is a columnar cactus from Bolivia. It is currently considered a subspecies of the closely related species Trichocereus tacaquirensis. Current name: Echinopsis tacaquirensis ssp. taquimbalensis Synonyms: Trichocereus tacaquirensis, Trichocereus werdermannianus, Helianthocereus werdermannianus, Echinopsis taquimbalensis, Echinopsis tacaquirensis, Echinopsis tacaquirensis ssp. taquimbalensis, Echinopsis tacaquirensis ssp. tacaquirensis, Trichocereus taquimbalensis var. wilkae …

Various populations of Trichocereus santaensis

Various populations of Trichocereus santaensis  There are various populations of Trichocereus santaensis. The species originally occurs in the Santa Valley. It is HUGE and it covers and borders other historic cities like Huaraz, Olleros, Ancash and many more. In those regions, you can sometimes find this rare gem …

BK10508.7 Trichocereus riomizquensis, Totora , Cochabamba, Bolivia

BK10508.7 Trichocereus riomizquensis, Totora , Cochabamba, Bolivia  Trichocereus riomizquensis BK10508.7 is a very cool Plant! that is obviously related to Trichocereus bridgesii. Trichocereus riomizquensis is probably partially synonymous with Trichocereus bridgesii or belongs to Trichocereus bridgesii in a wider sense. The latter is not very surprising because both are from Bolivia and …

Trichocereus puquiensis / Echinopsis puquiensis

Trichocereus puquiensis / Echinopsis puquiensis The species Trichocereus puquiensis, also known as Echinopsis puquiensis, was described by Rauh & Backeberg as Trichocereus puquiensis Rauh et Backeberg nov. spec.. The description was originally published in DESCR. CACT. NOV. vol. 20 in 1956. Depending on who you ask, there is a constant …