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Horridocactus kunzei (Förster) F.Ritter
Succulenta (Netherlands) 50 (1959), in obs.
Family: CACTACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Eriosyce kunzei (C.F.Först.) Katt.
Eriosyce (Cactac.) gen. revis. & ampl. (Succ. Pl. Res., 1) 117 (1994)

Horridocactus kunzei (Eriosyce kunzei) Photo by: Raimondo Paladini
Growing habit at Balalà, Elqui valley, Coquimbo Region IV, Chile.

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Eriosyce kunzei (C.F.Först.) Katt.
Eriosyce (Cactac.) gen. revis. & ampl. (Succ. Pl. Res., 1) 117 (1994)
Synonymy: 35 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Eriosyce kunzei var. transitensis (F.Ritter) Katt.
Eriosyce (Cactac.) gen. revis. & ampl. (Succ. Pl. Res., 1) 118 (1994)
Synonymy: 7
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Common Names include:
SPANISH (Español): Cunze

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Eriosyce kunzei group

  • Eriosyce kunzei (C.F.Först.) Katt.: has very thin, needle-like spines; stigma-lobes erect to slightly spreading; seeds only sometimes ribbed. Distribution: is found throughout the range of the species.
  • Eriosyce kunzei var. transitensis (F.Ritter) Katt.: has much thicker spines; stigma-lobes clasped together; seed deeply ribbed. Distribution: east of Vallenar to Conay, Atacama.

27036 RapCactus Raimondo Paladini
Growing habit at Balalà, Elqui valley, Coquimbo Region IV, Chile. (Eriosyce kunzei) Photo by: Raimondo Paladini
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Horridocactus kunzei (Eriosyce kunzei) Photo by: Cactus Art

27035 RapCactus Raimondo Paladini
Eriosyce kunzei at Balalà, Elqui valley, Coquimbo Region IV, Chile. (Eriosyce kunzei) Photo by: Raimondo Paladini
27032 RapCactus Raimondo Paladini
Nested in the rock at at Balalà, Elqui valley, Coquimbo Region IV, Chile. (Eriosyce kunzei) Photo by: Raimondo Paladini

27033 RapCactus Raimondo Paladini
Eriosyce kunzei. Spination. (Eriosyce kunzei) Photo by: Raimondo Paladini
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