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Cactus gibbosus Haw.
Bot. Reg. 2: t. 137. 1816
Family: CACTACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Gymnocalycium gibbosum (Haw.) Pfeiff. ex Mittler
Taschenb. Cactuslieb. 2: 124 (1844); et: Abbild. Beschr. Cact. 2: sub t. 1. 1845 Mittler

Gymnocalycium gibbosum (Black Chin Cactus)
Gymnocalycium gibbosum (Black Chin Cactus)
This species produces large pearly white or pale pinkish flowers from mid spring to early summer.

Synonyms:

See all synonyms of Gymnocalycium gibbosum
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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Gymnocalycium gibbosum (Haw.) Pfeiff. ex Mittler
Taschenb. Cactuslieb. 2: 124 (1844); et: Abbild. Beschr. Cact. 2: sub t. 1. 1845
Synonymy: 30 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Gymnocalycium gibbosum subs. borthii (Koop ex H.Till) G.J.Charles
Cactaceae Syst. Init. 20: 18. 2005 [ Nov 2005 ]
Synonymy: 5 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Gymnocalycium gibbosum subs. ferdinandii Halda, Malina & Milt
Acta Mus. Richnov., Sect. Nat. 9(1): 61 (fig. 71). 2002

Accepted name in llifle Database:
Gymnocalycium gibbosum subs. ferox (Labour. ex Rümpler) Papsch
Gymnocalycium 9(4): 201 (1996)
Synonymy: 4 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Gymnocalycium gibbosum subs. gastonii Halda & Milt
Acta Mus. Richnov., Sect. Nat. 9(1): 62 (fig. 72). 2002

Accepted name in llifle Database:
Gymnocalycium gibbosum subs. radekii Halda & Milt
Acta Mus. Richnov., Sect. Nat. 9(1): 63 (-64; fig. 73). 2002

Accepted name in llifle Database:
Gymnocalycium gibbosum subs. radovanii Halda & Milt
Acta Mus. Richnov., Sect. Nat. 13(1): 5 (-7; figs.). 2006

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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Black Chin Cactus

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Gymnocalycium gibbosum group

Gymnocalycium gibbosum has lots of synonyms (like many other Gymnocalyciums) whit several controversial varieties and subspecies and comprises a multitude of different forms, but where each form is linked to others by populations of plants with intermediate characteristics:



23961 carolina Carolina González
Fruiting habit. Nequen province, Argentina. (Gymnocalycium gibbosum) Photo by: Carolina González
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Cactus gibbosus (Gymnocalycium gibbosum) Photo by: Cactus Art

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Cactus gibbosus (Gymnocalycium gibbosum) Photo by: Cactus Art
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Cactus gibbosus (Gymnocalycium gibbosum) Photo by: Cactus Art

638 andrea Andrea B.
- Seems to be a pretty variable plant you might get some other names which are effectively the same plant.... and also not sure all plants identified in cultivation as this are really this. (Gymnocalycium gibbosum) Photo by: Andrea B.
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