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Trichocereus werdermannianus Backeb.
Blätt. Kakteenf. 1935, Pt. 9, [p. 7], in obs.; Backeb. in Backeb. & F. M.Knuth, Kaktus-ABC, 206, 412 (1935)
Family: CACTACEAE

= Echinopsis werdermanniana (Backeb.) H.Friedrich & G.D.Rowley
I.O.S. Bull. 3(3): 99 (1974)

Accepted Scientific Name: Echinopsis terscheckii (J.Parm. ex Pfeiff.) H.Friedrich & G.D.Rowley
I.O.S. Bull. 3(3): 98 (1974)

Trichocereus werdermannianus (Echinopsis werdermanniana) Photo by: Frikkie Hall

Synonyms:

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echinopsis terscheckii (J.Parm. ex Pfeiff.) H.Friedrich & G.D.Rowley
I.O.S. Bull. 3(3): 98 (1974)
Synonymy: 9
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Common Names include:
SPANISH (Español): Cardon Grande, Cardon

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Echinopsis terscheckii group

  • Echinopsis terscheckii (J.Parm. ex Pfeiff.) H.Friedrich & G.D.Rowley: is a huge treelike cactus speciesat first columnar, and usually in age with numerous large arms, 10 to 12 meters high. Distribution: Argentina (Catamarca, Salta, Jujuy, La Rioja, San Juan and Tucumán provinces) and Bolivia (Tarija).
  • Echinopsis terscheckii f. variegata hort.: variegated form. Stems have sectors, patches or stripes with distinct shades of yellow.
  • Echinopsis werdermanniana (Backeb.) H.Friedrich & G.D.Rowley: has 10-14 ribs, 8 radial and 1(-2) central spines, flowers nearly apical up to 22 cm long. Distribution: Bolivia, Charcoma Valley, east of Tupiza and Potosi.


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