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Lobivia backebergii var. larae (Cárdenas) Rausch
Lobivia 85: 20. 1987 [1985-86 publ. 1987]
Family: CACTACEAE

= Echinopsis pentlandii subs. larae (Cárdenas) G.Navarro
Lazaroa 17: 53. 1996

Accepted Scientific Name: Echinopsis pentlandii (Hook.) Salm-Dyck ex A.Dietr.
Allg. Gartenzeitung (Otto & Dietrich) 14: 250. 1846 Otto & A.Dietr.

Lobivia backebergii var. larae (Echinopsis pentlandii subs. larae) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

Synonyms:

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echinopsis pentlandii (Hook.) Salm-Dyck ex A.Dietr.
Allg. Gartenzeitung (Otto & Dietrich) 14: 250. 1846
Synonymy: 67 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echinopsis pentlandii f. cristata hort.
Synonymy: 2 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echinopsis pentlandii var. longispina Rümpler in C.F.Först.
Handb. Cacteenk. (ed. 2 - Rümpler) ed. 2: 612. 1886
Synonymy: 2 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echinopsis pentlandii f. variegata hort.

Cultivars (1):
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Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Echinopsis pentlandii group

  • Echinopsis pentlandiiEchinopsis pentlandii (Hook.) Salm-Dyck ex A.Dietr.: Small quite variable species with long spins (up to 20 cm long in some clones). The flowers are of almost any colour: red, pink, yellow or bi coloured and have a very nice contrasting throat circle.
  • Lobivai aculeata (Syn: Echinopsis pentlandii)Echinopsis pentlandii var. aculeata (Buining) nov. comb. ined.: Plants covered by long stiff spines with bright purple-red flowers. Distribution: Tinquipaya, Potosi.
  • Echinopsis pentlandii f. cristata hort.: Crested form, many clones available. Garden origin.
  • Echinopsis pentlandii subs. hardeniana (Boed.) G.Navarro: (Lobivia hardeniana) Older specimens produce very long spines (up to 20 cm long !!!) but younger specimens have short spines for years. Flowers multicoloured.
  • Echinopsis pentlandii subs. larae (Cárdenas) G.Navarro: has dark purple, to pink lilac flowers with a paler throat. The stems are hemispherical and quite flattened with comb shaped radial spines. Distribution: Tarata to Rio Caine, Cochabamba.
  • Echinopsis pentlandii f. varians (Backeb.): (Lobivia varians) This form has orange flowers with a paler throat and extremely long spines (up to 25 cm long!). Distribution: Challapata to Potosí, Potosí.
  • Echinopsis pentlandii f. variegata hort.: Colourful plants with green and yellow variegated parts.
  • Echinopsis pentlandii cv. Yellow (forma albinica) hort.: Chlorophyll-less Mutant with bright yellow stems. Garden origin.

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Lobivia backebergii var. larae (Echinopsis pentlandii subs. larae) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
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Lobivia backebergii var. larae (Echinopsis pentlandii subs. larae) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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Lobivia backebergii var. larae (Echinopsis pentlandii subs. larae) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
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