web analytics

Category: Trichocereus Articles

Show Posts in

Trichocereus riomizquensis RITTER (Echinopsis)

Trichocereus riomizquensis is a Bolivian Trichocereus species that is closely related to Trichocereus bridgesii. I count it as a close relative and potential regional form of Trichocereus bridgesii, which is only endemic to one site in Bolivia near the Rio Mizque.The species was discovered and described by the …

Trichocereus santaensis / Echinopsis santaensis descriptions

Trichocereus santaensis is columnar cactus and species described by Curt Backeberg and Werner Rauh. It is endemic to the Santa Valley in Peru. There are many different forms that belong into the larger context of T. santaensis, e.g. Trichocereus sp. Chavin de Huantar also known as El Lanzon, Trichocereus …

Trichocereus camarguensis / Echinopsis camarguensis

Trichocereus camarguensis, also known as Echinopsis camarguensis, is a Bolivian cactus from Camargo. Synonyms of T. camarguensis: Echinopsis camarguensis, Trichocereus caulescens, Echinopsis caulenscens Trichocereus camarguensis is a thin Cactus that resembles Trichocereus strigosus, huascha and some forms  of T. spachianus. It has golden Spines. Live cuttings and seeds …

Trichocereus schoenii / Echinopsis schoenii

Trichocereus schoenii , also known as Echinopsis schoenii under current nomenclature, 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 …

Trichocereus macrogonus (Echinopsis macrogona) in Matucana II

In this chapter I want to show you some of the wild populations of Trichocereus macrogonus aka 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 …

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 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 pachanoi in 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 of Trichocereus pachanoi from PARQUE …

CACTUS COUNTRY: Heaven for Trichocereus Fans

Today I want to show you one of the most interesting and beautiful cactus collections in Australia: CACTUS COUNTRY in Strathmerton, Victoria. Some of you may already know about this wonderful place, but for everyone that´s new to this community it´s my great pleasure to give you an impression …

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 peruvianus or 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 …

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 show a Peruvianoid from the area, sometimes …

Trichocereus cephalomacrostibas / Echinopsis cephalomcacrostibas Weberbauerocereus

Trichocereus cephalomcarostibas, also known as Echinopsis cephalomacrostibas, is a columnar cactus that was described as a Trichocereus species by Curt Backeberg and Werner Rauh. However, the plant in question later turned out as a Weberbauerocereus and the flower makes it pretty obvious that Echinopsis cephalomacrostibas is not a …

Trichocereus chalaensis (Rauh & Backeberg) Echinopsis

Trichocereus chalaensis is a Peruvian Trichocereus 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 until DNA testing is able to disprove this. Right now, the name Echinopsis …

Rosei 2 Trichocereus peruvianus Echinopsis

The Trichocereus peruvianus clones Rosei 1 & Rosei 2 are among the most interesting Trichocereus cultivars out there. Both are very glaucous with a dark blue skin. They have yellow or dark brown spines that often have black tips. The old spine growth looks very gray and the …