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Clavarioidia clavarioides (Pfeiff.) Kreuz. in Werderm.
Verzeichnis Amer. Sukk. Rev. Syst. Kakteen Verzeichn. (1935); cf. Werderm. in Fedde, Repert. Sonder-Beih. C. sub t. 97(1935), in obs.
Family: CACTACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Maihueniopsis clavarioides (Otto ex Pfeiff.) E.F.Anderson
Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 71(6): 325. 1999

Clavarioidia clavarioides (Maihueniopsis clavarioides) Photo by: Peiffer Clement
This is surely one of the most peculiar cacti. It blooms on and off during the summer.

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Maihueniopsis clavarioides (Otto ex Pfeiff.) E.F.Anderson
Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 71(6): 325. 1999
Synonymy: 16
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Dead man's fingers, Mushroom opuntia

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Maihueniopsis clavarioides group

  • Maihueniopsis clavarioides (Otto ex Pfeiff.) E.F.Anderson: Small creeping cactus that forms short distinctive conical segments with the growing centre at the widest flat end of the cone.
  • Maihueniopsis clavarioides f. cristata: This plant produces fan-shaped (crested), conical and finger-like stems in an unpredictable manner, sometimes all three of these stem forms may be seen on a single plant.

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Clavarioidia clavarioides (Maihueniopsis clavarioides) Photo by: Cactus Art
23622 carolina Carolina González
Habit, Mendoza province, Argentina. (Maihueniopsis clavarioides) Photo by: Carolina González

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Rebutialand cactus collection Demjén, Hungary. (Maihueniopsis clavarioides) Photo by: Agócs György
16455 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Clavarioidia clavarioides (Maihueniopsis clavarioides) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

26723 carolina Carolina González
Clavarioidia clavarioides (Maihueniopsis clavarioides) Photo by: Carolina González
1068 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Clavarioidia clavarioides (Maihueniopsis clavarioides) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

26722 carolina Carolina González
Clavarioidia clavarioides (Maihueniopsis clavarioides) Photo by: Carolina González
1070 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Clavarioidia clavarioides (Maihueniopsis clavarioides) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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