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Echinocactus brachypetalus (Speg.) Werderm. in Backeb.
Neue Kakteen 89. 1931
Family: CACTACEAE

= Gymnocalycium gibbosum var. brachypetalum (Speg.) Papsch
Gymnocalycium 9(4): 201 (1996)

Accepted Scientific Name: Gymnocalycium gibbosum (Haw.) Pfeiff. ex Mittler
Taschenb. Cactuslieb. 2: 124 (1844); et: Abbild. Beschr. Cact. 2: sub t. 1. 1845 Mittler

Echinocactus brachypetalus (Gymnocalycium gibbosum var. brachypetalum) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
P101 (Choele Choel, Rio Negro, Argentina 300m) This variety has robust dark brown stems and long brownish/blackish spines.

Synonyms:

See all synonyms of Gymnocalycium gibbosum
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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Gymnocalycium gibbosum (Haw.) Pfeiff. ex Mittler
Taschenb. Cactuslieb. 2: 124 (1844); et: Abbild. Beschr. Cact. 2: sub t. 1. 1845
Synonymy: 30 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Gymnocalycium gibbosum subs. borthii (Koop ex H.Till) G.J.Charles
Cactaceae Syst. Init. 20: 18. 2005 [ Nov 2005 ]
Synonymy: 5 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Gymnocalycium gibbosum subs. ferdinandii Halda, Malina & Milt
Acta Mus. Richnov., Sect. Nat. 9(1): 61 (fig. 71). 2002

Accepted name in llifle Database:
Gymnocalycium gibbosum subs. ferox (Labour. ex Rümpler) Papsch
Gymnocalycium 9(4): 201 (1996)
Synonymy: 4 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Gymnocalycium gibbosum subs. gastonii Halda & Milt
Acta Mus. Richnov., Sect. Nat. 9(1): 62 (fig. 72). 2002

Accepted name in llifle Database:
Gymnocalycium gibbosum subs. radekii Halda & Milt
Acta Mus. Richnov., Sect. Nat. 9(1): 63 (-64; fig. 73). 2002

Accepted name in llifle Database:
Gymnocalycium gibbosum subs. radovanii Halda & Milt
Acta Mus. Richnov., Sect. Nat. 13(1): 5 (-7; figs.). 2006

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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Black Chin Cactus

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Gymnocalycium gibbosum group

Gymnocalycium gibbosum has lots of synonyms (like many other Gymnocalyciums) whit several controversial varieties and subspecies and comprises a multitude of different forms, but where each form is linked to others by populations of plants with intermediate characteristics:


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Echinocactus brachypetalus (Gymnocalycium gibbosum var. brachypetalum) Photo by: Cactus Art
18385 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Echinocactus brachypetalus (Gymnocalycium gibbosum var. brachypetalum) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli


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