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Matucana celendinensis F.Ritter
Succulenta (Netherlands) 1966: 118.

Accepted Scientific Name: Matucana aureiflora F.Ritter
Kakteen Sukk. xvi. 229 (1965)

Matucana celendinensis Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli


See all synonyms of Matucana aureiflora
Accepted name in llifle Database:
Matucana aureiflora F.Ritter
Kakteen Sukk. xvi. 229 (1965)
Synonymy: 8

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Matucana aureiflora group

  • Matucana aureiflora F.Ritter: has yellowish to amber coloured spines with brown bases which are curved inward and pectinated. Flowers Yellow to golden. Distribution: Peru (Camajarca)
  • Matucana aureiflora var. elata hort., Kníže: has longer spines. Distribution: Cajamarquilla, Cajamarca, Peru.
  • Matucana celendinensis F.Ritter: has orange coloured flower, thinner, longer and less pectinated spines. Sometime referred to Matucana paucicostata but more similar to Matucana aurantiaca. Distribution: Balsas 4, Amazonas, Peru.

11898 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Matucana celendinensis Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
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