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Echinopsis fallax (Oehme) Friedrich
Kakteen Sukk. 25 (4): 82 (1974)
Family: CACTACEAE

= Echinopsis aurea subs. fallax (Oehme) M.Lowry
Cactaceae Syst. Init. 19: 11. 2005 [Mar 2005]

Accepted Scientific Name: Echinopsis aurea Britton & Rose
Cactaceae (Britton & Rose) 3: 74. 1922 [12 Oct 1922] Britton & Rose

Echinopsis fallax (Echinopsis aurea subs. fallax) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
P137 La Rioja. Argentina. The spines are impressively strong and very showy. The spines of plants in cultivation are usually weaker, because many growers fail to give them full sun exposure.

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echinopsis aurea Britton & Rose
Cactaceae (Britton & Rose) 3: 74. 1922 [12 Oct 1922]
Synonymy: 96
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Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Echinopsis aurea group

  • Echinopsis aurea Britton & Rose: has large showy yellow flowers. Stem solitary or with many basal and lateral offshoots.This species has a wide range and shows a great variability. Distibution: Northern Argentina and Southern Bolivia.
  • Echinopsis aurea var. albiflora (Rausch) J.Ullmann: has pure white flowers.
  • Echinopsis aurea var. dobeana (Dölz) J.Ullmann: has red flowers. Distribution: Sierra Ancasti, Catamarca, Argentina.
  • Echinopsis aurea subs. fallax (Oehme) M.Lowry: has globular stems with long, stout, sharp spines and produces large yellow flowers. Distibution: widespread in northern Argentina.
  • Echinopsis aurea var. mizquiensis: has compact stems closely covered with fine reddish-brown spines, and huge pale yellow flowers. Distribution: Mizque, dept. Cochabamba, Bolivia.
  • Echinopsis aurea subs. shaferi (Britton & Rose) M.Lowry: has clusterd stems with many basal and lateral offshoots. It is very spiny and produces large pale yellow flowers. Distibution: Mizque, dept. Cochabamba. Bolivia.
  • Echinopsis aurea subs. shaferi f. monstruosa cristata hort.: it is the crested form of Echinopsis aurea subs. shaferi f. monstruosa, it may produce yellow mostrous flowers too. .
  • Echinopsis aurea subs. shaferi f. monstruosa hort.: it is an almost spineless clustering plant with ovoidal growth habit that branches profusely and can slowly grow up to 30 cm tall.
  • Echinopsis aurea var. sierragrandensis (Rausch) J.G.Lamb.: has long thin spines and large golden yellow blooms. Distribution: Sierra Grande de Cordoba, Cordoba, Northern Argentina.
  • Echinopsis leucomalla (Wessner) Friedrich: has compact stems closely covered with fine white spines, and huge pale lemon yellow flowers. Distribution: San Luis and Catamarca, Argentina.


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Echinopsis fallax (Echinopsis aurea subs. fallax) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli


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