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Cleistocactus celsianus (Salm-Dyck) F.A.C.Weber
Cleistocactus 16. 1904 [Jan 1904] ; Bull. Soc. Centr. Agric. Hort. Acclim. Nice 44(1): 45. 1904.
Family: CACTACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Oreocereus celsianus (Salm-Dyck) A.Berger ex Riccobono
Boll. Reale Orto Bot. Palermo 8: 259. 1909

Cleistocactus celsianus (Oreocereus celsianus) Photo by: Frikkie Hall

Synonyms:

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Oreocereus celsianus (Salm-Dyck) A.Berger ex Riccobono
Boll. Reale Orto Bot. Palermo 8: 259. 1909
Synonymy: 26 Cultivars (1):
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Old Man of the Andes, Old man of the mountain
GERMAN (Deutsch): Alter Mann der Anden

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Oreocereus celsianus group

  • Oreocereus celsianus (Salm-Dyck) A.Berger ex Riccobono: is a columnar cactus growing in clumps up to 3 m tall, stems thickly clothed with silky white hairs and yellowish to reddish brown spines. Distribution: Argentina, Bolivia and Peru.
  • Oreocereus celsianus cv. Brown-black Hairs: has dense brown, or black hairs (not white).

26793 frikkie Frikkie Hall
Cleistocactus celsianus (Oreocereus celsianus) Photo by: Frikkie Hall
29155 guillermo Guillermo Rivera
Another nice day with clear skies in Bolivia with Oreocereus celsianus (Oreocereus celsianus) Photo by: Guillermo Rivera

17381 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Cleistocactus celsianus (Oreocereus celsianus) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
26794 frikkie Frikkie Hall
Cleistocactus celsianus (Oreocereus celsianus) Photo by: Frikkie Hall

17382 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Cleistocactus celsianus (Oreocereus celsianus) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
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