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Echinocactus calochlorus Boed.
Monatsschr. Deutsch. Kakteen-Ges. 4: 260, fig. 1932
Family: CACTACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Gymnocalycium calochlorum (Boed.) Y.Itô
Cacti (Borg) 1952, 90. as Gymoncalycium ; cf. Gray Herb. Card Cat.

Echinocactus calochlorus (Gymnocalycium calochlorum) Photo by: Carolina González

Synonyms:

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Gymnocalycium calochlorum (Boed.) Y.Itô
Cacti (Borg) 1952, 90. as Gymoncalycium ; cf. Gray Herb. Card Cat.
Synonymy: 8
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Clustering chin cactus
RUSSIAN (Русский): Гимнокалициум зелёный

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

  • Gymnocalycium calochlorum (Boed.) Y.Itô: It is very flat growing species that clusters readily to form nice clumps. The spines are white thin, curved inward and very close to each other.
  • Gymnocalycium calochlorum var. proliferum (Backeb.) Backeb.: has a little bigger darker green stem with flowers that open completely, showing curved petals to the outside white, brownish white, or pink coloured.
  • Gymnocalycium calochlorum var. roseiacanthum hort.: has smaller stems about 3 cm. wide and 2 cm. high, yellowish areoles with twisted pink spines and big white flowers with a pink base.

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Echinocactus calochlorus (Gymnocalycium calochlorum) Photo by: Cactus Art
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Echinocactus calochlorus (Gymnocalycium calochlorum) Photo by: Carolina González

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Echinocactus calochlorus (Gymnocalycium calochlorum) Photo by: Carolina González
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Echinocactus calochlorus (Gymnocalycium calochlorum) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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Echinocactus calochlorus (Gymnocalycium calochlorum) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
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Echinocactus calochlorus (Gymnocalycium calochlorum) Photo by: Cactus Art

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Echinocactus calochlorus (Gymnocalycium calochlorum) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
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Echinocactus calochlorus (Gymnocalycium calochlorum) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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