Tag: Argentina

Trichocereus angelesii / Echinopsis angelesii or angelesiae

Trichocereus angelesii / Echinopsis angelesii or angelesiae Trichocereus angelesii, also known as Echinopsis angelesii or Echinopsis angelesiae, was originally described by Friedrich Ritter as a white flowering variety of Trichocereus strigosus / Trichocereus strigonus, until Kiesling publicized it under the name Trichocereus angelesii. Check out two photos of Trichocereus strigonus in comparison The flower of …

Trichocereus validus / Echinopsis valida

Trichocereus Validus Monv. aka Echinopsis Valida Trichocereus validus, also known as Echinopsis valida, is a columnar cactus that´s closely related to Trichocereus terscheckii. I consider it a form, variety or subspecies of Echinopsis terscheckii. Which one´s exactly the case will have to be decided by DNA testing . Synonyms: Cereus validissimus, Echinopsis valida, Echinopsis validus, …

Trichocereus huascha (Echinopsis huascha)

Trichocereus huascha (Echinopsis huascha) Trichocereus huascha, also known as Echinopsis huascha, is an Argentinian Trichocereus species that looks very similar to Trichocereus spachianus, Trichocereus grandiflorus, Trichocereus shaferi and Trichocereus schickendantzii. However, there are important differences to distinguish them. Trichocereus huascha has had a long history with many name changes due to its unique position between …

Trichocereus camarguensis / Echinopsis camarguensis

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

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 that went more into detail. Trichocereus shaferi pups from the base and reaches a size of 1-1,5 meters. The plant …

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 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 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 Manguinii aka Trichocereus WK

Trichocereus Manguinii aka Trichocereus WK Hi Guys, another cactus from the ancient times. Trichocereus Manguinii Backeberg, which can also be found throughout Australia under the name Trichocereus WK. I have absolutely no idea what WK stands for but the name Trichocereus Manguinii goes back to Backeberg, who tried to describe it as a species. Sometimes, …

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