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Echinopsis chamaecereus


Common Name(s): Peanut Cactus
Synonym(s): Cereus silvestrii, Echinopsis silvestrii, Chamaecereus silvestrii, Lobivia silvestrii
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Trichocereeae
Distribution: Tucuman - Argentina (South America)
Habit: Shrubby
Flower: Orange, RedEncounterability: Common Worldwide
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Echinopsis chamaecereus
E. chamaecereus
Picture taken at: Daiv Freeman's Private Collection

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Echinopsis chamaecereus
E. chamaecereus
Picture taken at: Daiv Freeman's Private Collection

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Echinopsis chamaecereus
E. chamaecereus
Picture taken at: Daiv Freeman's Private Collection

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Echinopsis chamaecereus
E. chamaecereus
Picture taken at: Daiv Freeman's Private Collection

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Echinopsis chamaecereus
E. chamaecereus
Picture taken at: Daiv Freeman's Private Collection

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Echinopsis chamaecereus
E. chamaecereus
Picture taken at: Private Collection

Photographer: Joel Lode

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Echinopsis chamaecereus
E. chamaecereus
Picture taken at: Private Collection

Photographer: Charles Crouse

Echinopsis chamaecereus f. aureus


Common Name(s): Peanut Cactus
Synonym(s): Cereus silvestrii, Echinopsis silvestrii, Chamaecereus silvestrii, Lobivia silvestrii
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Trichocereeae
Distribution: Tucuman - Argentina (South America)
Habit: Shrubby
Flower: Orange, RedEncounterability: Common Worldwide
Species Notes: This is a popular cultivar that has no chlorophyll, which makes this plant yellow. No chlorophyll also means this plant can't make its own food and so must be grafted onto another cactus with chlorophyll in order to survive.
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Echinopsis chamaecereus
E. chamaecereus f. aureus
Picture taken at: Süleyman Demir's Private Collection in Ankara, Turkey

Photographer: Süleyman

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