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Echidnopsis nubica N.E.Br.
Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1895: 263 1895.
Family: ASCLEPIADACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Echidnopsis cereiformis Hook.f.
Bot. Mag. 97: t. 5930. 1871

Echidnopsis nubica Photo by: Raffa C. Garcia

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echidnopsis cereiformis Hook.f.
Bot. Mag. 97: t. 5930. 1871
Synonymy: 12
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Еxиднопсис нубийский
CHINESE (中文): 青龍角, 青龙角

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Echidnopsis cereiformis group

  • Echidnopsis cereiformis Hook.f.: Stems snake-like 7-30 cm long with 6-10 ribs with broadly hexagonal tubercles. Flowers campanulate 3-8 mm across, sessile, dull yellow. Distribution: Ethiopia, Sudan and Eritrea
  • Echidnopsis cereiformis var. brunnea A.Berger: stems more slender, less hight, edges sharper, flowers yellowish-brown to brown. Nile Land Eritrea or Abyssinia. Described from a cultivated specimen.
  • Echidnopsis cereiformis var. obscura A.Berger: has dark brown flowers. Distribution: Eritrea Nile Land Schweinfurth (ex Berger).
  • Echidnopsis cylindrica (Decne.) K.Schum.: Similar to E. cereiformis but with longer branches and larger flowers.
  • Echidnopsis nubica N.E.Br.: Stems and inflorescence as in E. cereiformis but with small brownish flowers. Distribution: South-Eeast Sudan and Ethiopia.

22594 raffa Raffa C. Garcia
Echidnopsis nubica Photo by: Raffa C. Garcia
22754 luiza Luiza Ferreira
Echidnopsis nubica Photo by: Luiza Ferreira

23184 luiza Luiza Ferreira
Echidnopsis nubica Photo by: Luiza Ferreira
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