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 often grown like a hanging basket cactus. It often starts off as a columnar cactus, but goes prostrate as soon …

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 are considered to be synonymous with it. The species was merged into the genus Echinopsis during Friedrich & Rowley´s merger …

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 trips. Mr. Schön was from Arequipa, which is where one of the most important habitats of this species is. However, …

Trichocereus huascha (Echinopsis huascha)

Trichocereus huascha (Echinopsis huascha) Trichocereus huascha is an Argentinian species that looks very similar to Trichocereus spachianus. But there are important differences. Friedrich & Rowley renamed it to Echinopsis huascha in 1974 but their actions weren´t really embraced with love. I have some fresh seeds of this rare species. You can get them here: Synonyms: …

Echinopsis macrogona in Matucana II: Photos from the habitat

Echinopsis macrogona in Matucana II: Photos from the habitat In this chapter I want to show you some of the wild populations of Echinopsis macrogona from Matucana. Huariquina in Matucana   Copyright: Chavin Herbalists Pomolargo Collana Roja Matucana Copyright: Chavin Herbalists Collana Pichu, Matucana   Copyright: Chavin Herbalists Sucro, Matucana Copyright: Chavin Herbalists

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 the genus Trichocereus. It is closely related to Trichocereus vatteri and only differs from it by the flowers. Visually, both …

Trichocereus hybrid ‘SAARLAND’ by Rolf Autenrieth

Trichocereus hybrid ‘SAARLAND’ by Rolf Autenrieth The Trichocereus hybrid SAARLAND is a hybrid created by Rolf Autenrieth. It is a sister plant of the SAARTAL and SAARWELLEN. Breeder: Rolf Autenrieth Cross: Echinopsis pachanoi x Echinopsis obrepanda v. calorubra (also known as Pseudolobivia calorubra). It is a beautiful hybrid with a pink to purple colored flower. …

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 candicans, Trichocereus pseudocandicans, Trichocereus tenuispinus, Echinopsis candicans var. tenuispinus, Cereus candicans spinosior, Trichocereus neolamprochlorus, Trichocereus gladiatus, Trichocereus candicans var. gladiatus, …

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 is native in Peru. Britton and Rose – The Cact. II, S.136 /192 Description: Most regional forms belonging to this …

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