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Malacocarpus patagonicus (F.A.C.Weber ex Speg.) Britton & Rose

Family: CACTACEAE

= 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.

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

Malacocarpus patagonicus (Austrocactus patagonicus) Photo by: Carolina González

Synonyms:

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Austrocactus bertinii (Cels ex Hérincq) Britton & Rose
Cactaceae (Britton & Rose) 3: 44. 1922 [12 Oct 1922]
Synonymy: 12
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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. (Austrocactus patagonicus) Photo by: Agócs György
26191 paolo Paolo Di Varena
Malacocarpus patagonicus (Austrocactus patagonicus) Photo by: Paolo Di Varena

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

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

23491 carolina Carolina González
Malacocarpus patagonicus (Austrocactus patagonicus) Photo by: Carolina González
23358 carolina Carolina González
Malacocarpus patagonicus (Austrocactus patagonicus) Photo by: Carolina González

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by Carolina González

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

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