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Weingartia tarabucoensis (Rausch) F.H.Brandt
Kakteen Orch. Rundschau 1979(5): 69 (1979)

= Sulcorebutia tarabucoensis Rausch
Kakteen Sukk. xv. 92 (1964)

Accepted Scientific Name: Rebutia canigueralii Cárdenas
Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 36: 26, figs. 1964

Weingartia tarabucoensis (Sulcorebutia tarabucoensis) Photo by: Agócs György
VZ 250 · Cerro Jatun Punta, Candelaria, Bolivia 3453m.


See all synonyms of Rebutia canigueralii
Accepted name in llifle Database:
Rebutia canigueralii Cárdenas
Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 36: 26, figs. 1964
Synonymy: 88 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Rebutia canigueralii subs. crispata (Rausch) Donald ex D.R.Hunt
Cactaceae Consensus Init. 3: 6. 1997
Synonymy: 24

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Rebutia canigueralli group

  • Rebutia canigueralii Cárdenas: Slow growing clustering cactus that may forms clumps of many heads. This is a highly variable species with several forms with light green to purple colouration and small spines. Flowers mostly bicoloured orange, red or purple with a yellow throat, but the amount of red vs. yellow varies widely.
  • Rebutia canigueralii subs. crispata (Rausch) Donald ex D.R.Hunt: Forms small globular bodies nearly obscured by a variable ivory to golden spination. Spines are pectinated, bristly, flexible and more or less curved. Freely clusters to form large mounds.
  • Rebutia pulchra Cárdenas: Stems 40-50 mm Ø, dull olive-green with violet. Radials 10-12 yellow/brown, fine 2-4 mm long. Centrals usually absent. Flowers magenta, red or bicoloured. Distribution: Chuquisaca, Bolivia.
  • Sulcorebutia callecallensis (F.H.Brandt) Pilbeam: has tiny clustering stems, short, pectinate adpressed spines and outstanding bicoloured yellow-red blooms. Distribution: Cerro Calle Calle, Chuquisaca.
  • Sulcorebutia canigueralii var. applanata (Donald & Krahn) Horáček: has small, dull grey-green stems, rapidly offsetting from the base, Flowers bi-coloured yellw-red or purple. Distribution: Cerro Churuquella, Sucre.
  • Sulcorebutia frankiana Rausch: has small-bodies with fox-brown spines and pink to magenta flowers. Distribution: Sucre to Los Alamos and adjacent areas, Chuquisaca, Bolivia.
  • Sulcorebutia gerosenilis ?íha & Arandia: Same as Sulcorebutia crispata v. hertusii.
  • Sulcorebutia hertusii (Halda & Horáček) Halda & Horáček: Body dark-purple coloured covered by hair-like, white or yellowish, twisted spines.
  • Sulcorebutia losenickyana Rausch: has bristly, tight, pectinate spines, pointing diagonally and downward, partially interlaced. Whitish with brownish base, but also golden, brown or almost black. Distribution: Chuquisaca and Potosí.
  • Sulcorebutia pasopayana (F.H.Brandt) Gertel: A small-headed low growing, mound forming, cactus that forms large clumps, sometime with hundreds of heads. The flowers are blood red.
  • Sulcorebutia rauschii G.Frank: Stems highly coloured in purple with very small dark pectinaded spines. Flowers magenta. Distribution: Zudañez, Chuquisaca.
  • Sulcorebutia rauschii f. aureispina hort.: This form has short yellow pectinate spines on a mauve body. Distribution: Zudañez, Chuquisaca.
  • Sulcorebutia rauschii f. cristata hort.: Crested form.
  • Sulcorebutia rauschii f. violacidermis hort.: Beautiful selected form with nice and distinctive dark violet body. Distribution: Zudañez, Chuquisaca.
  • Sulcorebutia rauschii f. viridermis hort.: Green form. Distribution: Zudañez, Chuquisaca.
  • Sulcorebutia roberto-vasquezii Diers & Krahn
  • Sulcorebutia tarabucoensis Rausch: has globular stems with a long taproot. Radial spines bristly to 10 mm long, cream or yellowish, pectinated. Blooms red or dark magenta. Distribution: Tarabuco, Chuquisaca, Bolivia.
  • Sulcorebutia tarabucoensis var. aureiflora (Rausch) K.Augustin & Gertel: has yellow or yellow and orange red flowers, grey-green epidermis, and yellow to white spines up to 10 mm long. Distrtibution: Tarabuco and adjacent areas, Sucre, Bolivia. = Sulcorebutia callecallensis.
  • Sulcorebutia tarabucoensis subs. patriciae B.Bates, Halda, Heřtus & Horáček: Spines yellowish brisly, hairlike. This plant is very similar (if not the same) to Sulcorebutia crispata v. hertusii.

25803 agocs Agócs György
G 57 (Collector Willi Gertel) Tarabuco to Sucre. Altitude: 3200-3300m. (Sulcorebutia tarabucoensis) Photo by: Agócs György
29856 cpif Peiffer Clement
Sulcorebutia tarabucoensis WR66 (Collector Walter Rausch) Tarabuco, Chuquisaca, Bolivia, 3500m. (Sulcorebutia tarabucoensis) Photo by: Peiffer Clement

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