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Echinocactus odieri Lem. ex Salm-Dyck
Cact. Hort. Dyck. (1849) 174. 1850
Family: CACTACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Eriosyce odieri (Lem. ex Salm-Dyck) Katt.
Eriosyce (Cactac.) gen. revis. & ampl. (Succ. Pl. Res., 1) 118 (1994):.

Echinocactus odieri (Eriosyce odieri) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
It is a small reddish-brown cactus with bright white woolly areoles and (usually) short yellow spines.

Synonyms:

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Eriosyce odieri (Lem. ex Salm-Dyck) Katt.
Eriosyce (Cactac.) gen. revis. & ampl. (Succ. Pl. Res., 1) 118 (1994):.
Synonymy: 29 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Eriosyce odieri subs. fulva (F.Ritter) Katt.
Eriosyce (Cactac.) gen. revis. & ampl. (Succ. Pl. Res., 1) 118 (1994)
Synonymy: 5 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Eriosyce odieri subs. glabrescens (F.Ritter) Katt.
Eriosyce (Cactac.) gen. revis. & ampl. (Succ. Pl. Res., 1) 118 (1994)
Synonymy: 8 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Eriosyce odieri subs. krausii (F.Ritter) Ferryman
Cactaceae Syst. Init. 16: 11 (11 Oct. 2003)
Synonymy: 28 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Eriosyce odieri var. monte-amargensis Katt.
Eriosyce (Cactac.) gen. revis. & ampl. (Succ. Pl. Res., 1) 118 (1994)
Synonymy: 4 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Eriosyce odieri var. weisseri A.E.Hoffm. & Helmut Walter
Cact. Fl. Silvestre Chile ed. 2 258 (-259; fig. 96b). 2004 [Dec 2004]
Synonymy: 2
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Odieri

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

  • Eriosyce odieri (Lem. ex Salm-Dyck) Katt.: Stems 3-5 cm in diameter and only radial spines that are not flattened against the surface. Distribution: only found in the habitat of Morro Copiapo a solitary mountain alongside the sea 10 km south of Caldera.
  • Eriosyce odieri subs. fulva (F.Ritter) Katt.: Stems only 2-3 cm wide with very small tubercles. Distribution: East of Totoral.
  • Eriosyce odieri subs. glabrescens (F.Ritter) Katt.: Stems only 2-3 cm in diameter with nearly spineless large tubercles. Distribution: Border between Morro Copiapo and Huasco.
  • Eriosyce odieri subs. krausii (F.Ritter) Ferryman: Small 2 to 4 cm Ø, somewhat flattened, red-brown to grey-green. Distribution: North of Caldera, Atacama, to Cifuncho, Antofagasta, Chile.
  • Eriosyce odieri var. malleolata (F.Ritter) A.E.Hoffm. & Helmut Walter: Distribution: North of Chañaral on the coast.
  • Eriosyce odieri var. monte-amargensis Katt.: Distribution: Monte Amargo, 30 km suth-east of Caldera.
  • Eriosyce odieri var. weisseri A.E.Hoffm. & Helmut Walter: This is the more northern species of the of the Thelocephala group. Distribution: Caleta Cifuncho, Antofagasta, Chile.

13556 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Echinocactus odieri (Eriosyce odieri) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
26263 carolina Carolina González
Fruiting habit. South of Caldera, Atacama region, Chile. (Eriosyce odieri) Photo by: Carolina González

13559 cactus-art Cactus Art
Echinocactus odieri (Eriosyce odieri) Photo by: Cactus Art
26262 carolina Carolina González
A ripe fruit emerging from a sunken plant. South of Caldera, Atacama region, Chile. (Eriosyce odieri) Photo by: Carolina González

13558 cactus-art Cactus Art
Echinocactus odieri (Eriosyce odieri) Photo by: Cactus Art
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