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Furiolobivia longispina (Britton & Rose) Y.Itô
Explan. Diagr. Austroechinocactinae 79. 1957 Remarks: invalid (basionym reference incomplete)
Family: CACTACEAE

= Echinopsis longispina (Britton & Rose) Werderm.
Neue Kakteen 59, 84. 1931 Backeb. & Werderm.

Accepted Scientific Name: Echinopsis ferox (Britton & Rose) Backeb.
Blätt. Kakteenf. 1934, Pt. 3, [p. 4] et : Backeb. in Kaktus-ABC [Backeb. & Knuth] 220. 1936 [12 Feb 1936]

Furiolobivia longispina (Echinopsis longispina) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
This is a fiercely spined and quite variable species with spectacular flowers of almost any colour: red, pink, yellow, bicoloured or white.

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echinopsis ferox (Britton & Rose) Backeb.
Blätt. Kakteenf. 1934, Pt. 3, [p. 4] et : Backeb. in Kaktus-ABC [Backeb. & Knuth] 220. 1936 [12 Feb 1936]
Synonymy: 44
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Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Echinopsis ferox group

  • Echinopsis ferox (Britton & Rose) Backeb.: Very large and spiny cactus, solitary or branched. The body is almost concealed by the spines. It is a very variable species especially in shape and and length of spines and in flowers colour. Spines occasionally up to 20 cm long.
  • Echinopsis longispina (Britton & Rose) Werderm.: variable with almost straight spines up to 8 cm long, the flowers usually are cremy-white but may be almost any colour: red, pink, yellow, bi-coloured.

7990 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Furiolobivia longispina (Echinopsis longispina) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
7991 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
WR 172 Quebrada de Humahuaca, Jujuy, Argentina (Echinopsis longispina) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

7993 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Furiolobivia longispina (Echinopsis longispina) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
7992 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Furiolobivia longispina (Echinopsis longispina) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

7994 cactus-art Cactus Art
Furiolobivia longispina (Echinopsis longispina) Photo by: Cactus Art
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