Donate now to support the LLIFLE projects.
Your support is critical to our success.
Lobivia minuscula (K.Schum.) H.P.Kelsey & Dayton
Standard. Pl. Names, ed. 2. 73. 1942
Family: CACTACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Rebutia minuscula K.Schum.
Monatsschr. Kakteenk. 5: 102, cum xylogr. 1895

Lobivia minuscula (Rebutia minuscula) Photo by: Agócs György
Field number L 442 (Collector: Alfred Bernhard Lau) Sierra Medina, Tucuman, Argentina, Altitude 1200-1500m.

Synonyms:

See all synonyms of Rebutia minuscula
back
Accepted name in llifle Database:
Rebutia minuscula K.Schum.
Monatsschr. Kakteenk. 5: 102, cum xylogr. 1895
Synonymy: 63
back

Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Violet Crown Cactus, Red crown Cactus, Fire Crown Cactus, White-haired Crown, Little Mouse, Orange Snowball

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Rebutia minuscula group

  • Rebutia chrysacantha Backeb.: This name is applied to plants with stiffer spines, yellowish with brown tips, and with reddish-orange flowers.
  • Rebutia chrysacantha var. elegans (Backeb.) Backeb.: has stiff whitish spines and reddish-orange flowers. The name is derived from the overall appearance of the variety, with elegant, neat, spines spirally arranged.
  • Rebutia grandiflora Backeb.
  • Rebutia minuscula K.Schum.: is a small clumping cactus species, widespread and extremely variable. Flowers orange-red to violet. Distribution: northern Argentina (Catamarca, Jujuy, Salta and Tucumán)
  • Rebutia minuscula f. kariusiana (Wessner) Donald: has pink-violet flowers and shows transitional characters between Rebutia minuscula subs. violaciflora and Rebutia wessneriana subs. beryllioides.
  • Rebutia senilis Backeb.: has bristly, glassy, white spines up to 30 mm long that largely covers the stems and very showy orange or crimson blooms. Distribution: Salta, Argentina.
  • Rebutia senilis var. iseliniana Krainz: has bright orange or orange-red (occasionally yellow) flowers and thinner spines, sometimes pure white, often with a yellowish cast.
  • Rebutia senilis var. lilacino-rosea Backeb.: has pink-violet flowers that distinguishes it from other varieties of Rebutia senilis.
  • Rebutia violaciflora Backeb.: has light-violet blossoms in the early spring. It is a selected colour strain.
  • Rebutia violaciflora var. albispina hort.: has pink-violet flowers and glassy-white spines intermediate between the short, spines of Rebutia minuscula and the long spines of Rebutia senilis.
  • Rebutia violaciflora var. carminea (Buining) Donald
  • Rebutia xanthocarpa var. graciliflora Backeb. ex Šída

23488 carolina Carolina González
Lobivia minuscula (Rebutia minuscula) Photo by: Carolina González
Send a photo of this plant.

The gallery now contains thousands of pictures, however it is possible to do even more. We are, of course, seeking photos of species not yet shown in the gallery but not only that, we are also looking for better pictures than those already present. Read More...


Your Actions
Lobivia Back to Lobivia index
Cactaceae Back to Cactaceae index
Cacti Back to Cacti Encyclopedia index