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Rebutia senilis var. chrysacantha (Backeb.) Donald
Cactus (Paris) no. 40: 39. 1954 nom. inval.
Family: CACTACEAE

= Rebutia chrysacantha Backeb.
Kaktus-ABC [Backeb. & Knuth] 276, 416. 1936 [12 Feb 1936] Backeb., F.M.Knuth

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

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


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