Donate now to support the LLIFLE projects.
Your support is critical to our success.
Austrocactus patagonicus (F.A.C.Weber ex Speg.) Hosseus
Revista Centro Estud. Farm. ii. No. 6, repr. p. 24 (1926); cf. GrayHerb. Card Cat., Issue 130.
Family: CACTACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Austrocactus bertinii (Cels ex Hérincq) Britton & Rose
Cactaceae (Britton & Rose) 3: 44. 1922 [12 Oct 1922] Britton & Rose

Austrocactus patagonicus Photo by: Carolina González

Synonyms:

See all synonyms of Austrocactus bertinii
back
Accepted name in llifle Database:
Austrocactus bertinii (Cels ex Hérincq) Britton & Rose
Cactaceae (Britton & Rose) 3: 44. 1922 [12 Oct 1922]
Synonymy: 12
back

Common Names include:
SPANISH (Español): Cacto patagónico (Chile)

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Austrocactus bertinii group

  • Austrocactus bertinii (Cels ex Hérincq) Britton & Rose: has often hooked spines and pinkish or yellowish flowers. It is extremely variable. Distribution: Argentina (Chubut, La Pampa, Neuquén, Rio Negro, Santa Cruz); Chile (Aisén)
  • Austrocactus gracilis Backeb.: has thinner stems of only 1-2 cm in diameter, mostly straight black central spines, lighter, forms with creamy-white or reddish spines has also known. Distribution: Neuquen and Rio Negro.
  • Austrocactus patagonicus (F.A.C.Weber ex Speg.) Hosseus: has more spines and whitish or pale rose flowers with some violet. Distribution: Chubut and Negro Rivers in Patagonian Argentina.

24213 agocs Agócs György
Rebutialand cactus collection Demjén, Hungary. Photo by: Agócs György
26191 paolo Paolo Di Varena
Austrocactus patagonicus Photo by: Paolo Di Varena

23600 carolina Carolina González
In habitat. (Neuquén province, Argentina) Photo by: Carolina González
22146 Ilham Prof. Ilham Alakbarov
Austrocactus patagonicus Photo by: Prof. Ilham Alakbarov

24225 agocs Agócs György
Habit at Rebutialand cactus collection Demjén, Hungary. Photo by: Agócs György
23601 carolina Carolina González
In habitat. (Neuquén province, Argentina) Photo by: Carolina González

23491 carolina Carolina González
Austrocactus patagonicus Photo by: Carolina González
23358 carolina Carolina González
Austrocactus patagonicus Photo by: Carolina González

Your Photos

by Carolina González
A clump nested under a Jarilla (Larrea nitida cavanilles) Bajada Del Agrio, Neuquen, Argentina.
by Carolina González

by Carolina González
Habit at Bajada Del Agrio, Neuquen, Argentina.
by Carolina González

by Prof. Ilham Alakbarov
There are a total of 17 Photos.
Click here to view them all!

Your Actions
Austrocactus Back to Austrocactus index
Cactaceae Back to Cactaceae index
Cacti Back to Cacti Encyclopedia index