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Trichocereus lobivioides f. purpureominiata


= Echinopsis huascha var. purpureominiata
[as: Lobivia purpureominiata F.Ritter 1980]

Accepted Scientific Name: Echinopsis huascha
I.O.S. Bull. 3(3): 95 (1974).

Trichocereus lobivioides f. purpureominiata (Echinopsis huascha var. purpureominiata) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli


Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echinopsis huascha (F.A.C.Weber) H.Friedrich & G.D.Rowley
I.O.S. Bull. 3(3): 95 (1974).
Synonymy: 70

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

  • Echinopsis huascha (F.A.C.Weber) H.Friedrich & G.D.Rowley: has upright or sprawling stems up to 1,6 m tall. Spines yellowish to brownish, the longest often 5 to 6 cm long. Flowers red to yellow to orange, 7-10 cm long. Distribution: Catamarca and La Rioja, Argentina.
  • Echinopsis huascha var. grandiflora (Britton & Rose): has much shorter reddish spines (about 1 cm long) than standard Echinopsis huascha and bright red flowers. Distribution: Catamarca, Argentina.
  • Echinopsis huascha var. grandiflora f. herzogii (Rausch): is a miniature form, with dark red flowers on dwarf plants, probably a natural hybrid. Distribution: Tucuman to Jujuy to Salta to Catamarca, Argentina.
  • Echinopsis huascha var. purpureominiata (F.Ritter): Sierra ambato (Las Juntas y La Puerta), Catamarca, Argentina.
  • Echinopsis hyalacantha (Speg.) Werderm.: has a solid and spiny presence and big yellow flowers. Distrubution: Pinchas, Argentina.

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