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Soehrensia formosa var. nivalis


= Echinopsis bruchii var. nivalis
n. n. [as: Lobivia bruchii var. nivalis Frič ]

Accepted Scientific Name: Echinopsis bruchii
Bradleya 1: 96. 1983

Soehrensia formosa var. nivalis (Echinopsis bruchii var. nivalis) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
R581 (WR 581) Collector: Walter Rausch. Santa Victoria - Quebrada del Toro, Salta, Argentina (high mountains from Jujuy to Mendoza ) Bright strong amber spines


Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echinopsis bruchii (Britton & Rose) Friedrich & Glaetzle
Bradleya 1: 96. 1983
Synonymy: 37

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

  • Echinopsis bruchii (Britton & Rose) Friedrich & Glaetzle: is one of the larger Echinopsis species, the multi-ribbed bodies grow to as much as 50 cm thick. It has yellow or brownish-orange spines and brilliantly red blossoms. Distribution: Northern Argentina.
  • Echinopsis bruchii f. albiflora (Y.Itô): White flowering form.
  • Echinopsis bruchii f. brevispina (F.Ritter): has shorter spines. Distribution: Tafi del Valle, Tucumán, Argentina.
  • Echinopsis bruchii var. nivalis (Frič) Rausch: has mostly yellowish or whitish pines and red blooms and grows in high altitude (3800-4100 asl). Distribution: Northern Argentina (Jujuy, Salta) .
  • Echinopsis grandis (Britton & Rose) H.Friedrich & G.D.Rowley
  • Echinopsis ingens (Backeb.) H.Friedrich & G.D.Rowley

11001 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Soehrensia formosa var. nivalis (Echinopsis bruchii var. nivalis) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
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