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Lophophora williamsii var. koehresii (Říha) Grym
Rod Lophophora 55 (1997)
Family: CACTACEAE

= Lophophora diffusa var. koehresii Říha
Kaktusy (Brno) 32(3): 70. 1996

Accepted Scientific Name: Lophophora diffusa (Croizat) Bravo
Cact. Suc. Mex. 12: 13. 1967

Lophophora williamsii var. koehresii (Lophophora diffusa var. koehresii) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
is probably the smallest Lophophoras. It has big pale pink flowers with darker midstrip.

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Lophophora diffusa (Croizat) Bravo
Cact. Suc. Mex. 12: 13. 1967
Synonymy: 18
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Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Lophophora diffusa group

  • Lophophora diffusa (Croizat) Bravo: Globular spineless cactus with large tap root. Solitary or forming variable stemmed clumps. Stem yellow-green or grey-green, usually lacking well-defined ribs and furrows.
  • Lophophora diffusa var. koehresii Říha: This is probably the smallest Lophophora. It has big pale pink flowers with darker midstrip. Stem characteristically dark green coloured and the ribs are more strongly in relief.
  • Lophophora diffusa subs. kubesae Halda, Kupčák & Malina: The particularity of this subspecies will be revealed only in older specimens that are larger in size and tend to form large multi-headed heaps, up to 1,5 mt in diameter.
  • Lophophora diffusa var. swobodaiana Halda, Kupčák & Malina: Body silver green, ribs strongly in relief with hemispherical tubercles. Blooms cream to light yellow.
  • Lophophora diffusa subs. viridescens Halda: Same as Lophophora diffusa var. koeheresii ?
  • Lophophora lutea (Rouhier) Backeb.: same as Lophophora diffusa. Distribution: Querétaro, México.


6292 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Lophophora williamsii var. koehresii (Lophophora diffusa var. koehresii) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
24110 agocs Agócs György
Lophophora williamsii var. koehresii (Lophophora diffusa var. koehresii) Photo by: Agócs György

6293 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Lophophora williamsii var. koehresii (Lophophora diffusa var. koehresii) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
16262 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
In its native habitat it grows as a single headed plant, but in cultivation, pups are often produced. (Lophophora diffusa var. koehresii) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

6295 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
It differs from Lophophora diffusa by being a darker green colour with more raised and wavy ribs. (Lophophora diffusa var. koehresii) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
6294 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Lophophora williamsii var. koehresii (Lophophora diffusa var. koehresii) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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Lophophora williamsii var. koehresii (Lophophora diffusa var. koehresii) Photo by: Cactus Art
16261 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Lophophora williamsii var. koehresii (Lophophora diffusa var. koehresii) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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