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Cereus chichipe Rol.-Goss.
Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. (Paris) 11(6): 507 (1905)
Family: CACTACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Polaskia chichipe (Rol.-Goss.) Backeb.
Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) xxiii. 121 (1951)

Cereus chichipe (Polaskia chichipe) Photo by: Frikkie Hall

Synonyms:

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Polaskia chichipe (Rol.-Goss.) Backeb.
Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) xxiii. 121 (1951)
Synonymy: 6 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Polaskia chichipe f. cristata hort.
Synonymy: 2
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Common Names include:
SPANISH (Español): Chichipe, Chichibe, Chichituna, Chichitun

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Polaskia chichipe group

  • Polaskia chichipe (Rol.-Goss.) Backeb.: It is a columnar tree-like cactus with many curved branches, up to 5 m tall.
  • Polaskia chichipe f. cristata hort.: Crested form with sculptural shape and powdery grey-blue epidermis. Older crested plant can reach a considerable size (up to 2 m tall and in diameter, or more )


27682 frikkie Frikkie Hall
Cereus chichipe (Polaskia chichipe) Photo by: Frikkie Hall
5823 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Cereus chichipe (Polaskia chichipe) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

27684 frikkie Frikkie Hall
Cereus chichipe (Polaskia chichipe) Photo by: Frikkie Hall
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