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Echinocereus pensilis (K.Brandegee) J.A.Purpus
Monatsschr. Kakteenk. xviii. (1908).

Echinocereus pensilis Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
It is a very untypical Echinocereus that does not take on the usual hedgehog shape. It is long and vine-like with slim, pendant sprawling stems, usually tangled with many branches up to 250 cm long rare in cultivation; it bears beautiful scarlet flowers definitely a hanging basket job!


Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Snake Cactus, Pitayita Hanging Cactus
SPANISH (Español): Pitayita

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