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Trichocereus vollianus / Echinopsis volliana

Trichocereus vollianus / Echinopsis volliana Trichocereus vollianus, also known under it´s currently valid name Echinopsis volliana, is a columnar cactus from the genus Trichocereus. It is a very interesting plant and there is only little …

Trichocereus shaferi (Echinopsis shaferi)

Trichocereus shaferi (Echinopsis shaferi) The name Trichocereus shaferi was described by Britton and Rose in the 1920s and lacked some important information. However, there were some later descriptions by Friedrich Ritter, Curt Backeberg/Rauh and Werdermann …

Trichocereus andalgalensis / Echinopsis huascha v. andalgalensis

Trichocereus andalgalensis / Echinopsis huascha v. andalgalensis Synonyms: Echinopsis andalgalensis, Lobivia andalgalensis, Cereus andalgalensis, Cereus huascha var. rubriflorus, Trichocereus huascha var. rubriflorus Trichocereus andalgalensis has a weird & complicated history. The name first appeared in …

Trichocereus sp. ‘Isla del Sol’ (Echinopsis)

Trichocereus sp. ‘Isla del Sol’ (Echinopsis) This population from the Bolivian island ‘Isla Del Sol’ belongs into the distant complex of Trichocereus bridgesii / Echinopsis lageniformis. However, it is currently discussed whether or not this …

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 Epiphyte instead of a normal Trichocereus and is …

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 …

Trichocereus schoenii / Echinopsis schoenii

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 …

Trichocereus strigosus / Echinopsis strigosa

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 …

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 …

Trichocereus peruvianus Echinopsis peruviana

Trichocereus peruvianus Echinopsis peruviana 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 …

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 …

Trichocereus macrogonus – Echinopsis macrogona

Trichocereus macrogonus – Echinopsis macrogona 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 …

Trichocereus peruvianus from Matucana: Huariquiña

Trichocereus peruvianus from Matucana: Huariquiña Trichocereus peruvianus from Huariquiña! Hey guys, just wanted to give you a preview of the upcoming Trichocereus Matucana strains. Huariquiña, not far away from Matucana. There are also some photos from …

CACTUS COUNTRY: Heaven for Trichocereus Fans

CACTUS COUNTRY: Heaven for Trichocereus Fans Hi guys, 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 …

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 …
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Trichocereus bridgesii (Echinopsis lageniformis)

Trichocereus bridgesii (Echinopsis lageniformis) Trichocereus bridgesii (SD.) Britton & Rose – The Cactaceae, now called Echinopsis lageniformis because the name Echinopsis bridgesii was already taken. C.F. Förster – H.Friedrich & GD Rowley 1974 CITES: Appendix …

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