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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 sp. ‘Isla del Sol’ (Echinopsis)

This population from the Bolivian island ‘Isla Del Sol’ belongs into the wider complex of Trichocereus bridgesii / Echinopsis lageniformis. However, it is currently discussed whether or not this plant is actually a different species and DNA testing is required to look into its status.  Sacred Succulents visited …

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 …

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 …

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 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 …

Chavín de Huántar: Trichocereus santaensis & El Lanzon

Chavín de Huántar: Trichocereus santaensis & El Lanzon Chavín de Huántar is an archaeological site in Peru with a long history of Trichocereus cultivation. There are plants that can be found within the ruins and those plants probably go back for many thousands of years. The ruins are …

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 bridgesii / Echinopsis lageniformis in Bolivia

 Echinopsis lageniformis / Trichocereus bridgesii in Bolivia Echinopsis lageniformis or Trichocereus bridgesii is probably THE dominant Trichocereus species in Bolivia. Yes, there are others but this species pretty much reflects the Bolivian counterpart to its Peruvian sister species like Trichocereus pachanoi and Trichocereus peruvianus. The populations usually get …

Echinopsis pachanoi in Bolivia?

Echinopsis pachanoi in Bolivia? There are many people or books referring to populations of the Echinopsis pachanoi in Bolivia. But much unlike popular belief, most of those plants are actually spineless varieties of Trichocereus bridgesii. Though both species can be very similar under certain conditions, you definitely see …

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 …

Trichocereus peruvianus from Matucana

Trichocereus peruvianus from Matucana Trichocereus peruvianus from Matucana is one of the most sought after types. Matucana is the type locality of Trichocereus peruvianus, which means that in Matucana you can find the most typical plants according to the description. The description was originally made by the Americans …

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 Species from the Sacred Succulents Trips

On this page, I want to show some of the plants that my friends from Sacred Succulents visited during their Field Trips. I had those listed as separate pages, but it made the whole process to look at them a bit complicated. And that´s why I brought some …