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Echinopsis mamillosa var. flexilis Rausch
Kakteen Sukk. 28(10): 235 (1977).

Accepted Scientific Name: Echinopsis mamillosa Gürke
Monatsschr. Kakteenk. xvii. 135 (1907)


See all synonyms of Echinopsis mamillosa
Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echinopsis mamillosa Gürke
Monatsschr. Kakteenk. xvii. 135 (1907)
Synonymy: 9

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Echinopsis mamillosa group

  • Echinopsis hystrichoides F.Ritter: It is a very spiny species. The spines are particularly strong and very ornamental.
  • Echinopsis mamillosa (Easter Liily Cactus)Echinopsis mamillosa Gürke: Produces large-growing fresh green body with relatively short slightly curved spines. The flowers of are truly beautiful white and nocturnal.
  • Echinopsis mamillosa var. flexilis Rausch: Produces long white or pink flowers, plants sometimes with longer centralspines.
  • Echinopsis mamillosa var. kermesina (Krainz) Friedrich: The variety "kermesina" differs from the white-flowerd Echinopsis mammillosa for the pink to carmine coloured flowers.
  • Echinopsis mamillosa subs. silvatica (F.Ritter) P.J.Braun & Esteves: The subspecies 'silvatica' sometimes reaches 30cm high, and the majority of spines are straight.

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