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Echinopsis violacea Werderm.
Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 11: 262. 1931
Family: CACTACEAE

= Acanthocalycium spiniflorum f. violaceum (Werderm.) Donald
Ashingtonia 1(10): 116, without basionym ref. 1975 Notes: (Basionym not stated)

Accepted Scientific Name: Acanthocalycium spiniflorum (K.Schum.) Backeb. in Backeb. & F.M.Knuth
Descr. Cact. Nov. 226. 1936 [12 Feb 1936] Backeb.

Acanthocalycium spiniflorus ''violaceum'' Field number: P110a
Acanthocalycium spiniflorus ''violaceum'' Field number: P110a

Synonyms:

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Acanthocalycium spiniflorum (K.Schum.) Backeb. in Backeb. & F.M.Knuth
Descr. Cact. Nov. 226. 1936 [12 Feb 1936]
Synonymy: 8
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Spiny lilac flower cactus
RUSSIAN (Русский): Акантокалициум фиолетовый

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Acanthocalycium Spiniflorum group

  • Acanthocalycium spiniflorum (K.Schum.) Backeb. in Backeb. & F.M.Knuth: up to 60 cm tall and 15 cm thick. Spines yellowish to brown, with dark tips. Flowers white to lilac. Distribution: Argentina (Catamarca, Córdoba, La Rioja, San Luis, Santiago del Estero)
  • Acanthocalycium spiniflorus ''violaceum'' Field number: P110aAcanthocalycium spiniflorum f. violaceum (Werderm.) Donald: has pale-lilac flowers and ribbed body armed with yellow or honey-coloured, spines. Distribution: Córdoba, Argentina.


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Echinopsis violacea (Acanthocalycium spiniflorum f. violaceum) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
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Echinopsis violacea (Acanthocalycium spiniflorum f. violaceum) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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Echinopsis violacea (Acanthocalycium spiniflorum f. violaceum) Photo by: Cactus Art
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Echinopsis violacea (Acanthocalycium spiniflorum f. violaceum) Photo by: Cactus Art

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Echinopsis violacea (Acanthocalycium spiniflorum f. violaceum) Photo by: Cactus Art
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The flowers are variable from one plant to another, sometimes being almost white. (Acanthocalycium spiniflorum f. violaceum) Photo by: Carolina González

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Echinopsis violacea (Acanthocalycium spiniflorum f. violaceum) Photo by: Cactus Art
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Echinopsis violacea (Acanthocalycium spiniflorum f. violaceum) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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