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Echinopsis pachanoi


Common Name(s): San Pedro Cactus, Andachuma, Aguacolla, Giganton, Huachuma
Synonym(s): Trichocereus pachanoi
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Trichocereeae
Distribution: Ecuador : Peru (South America)
Habit: Shrubby-Treelike
Flower: WhiteEncounterability: Common Worldwide
Original Description: The Cactaceae 2 p.134 - Britton & Rose (1920)
Plants tall, 3 to 6 meters high, with numerous strict branches, slightly glaucous when young, dark green in age; ribs 6 to 8, broad at base, obtuse, with deep horizontal depression above the areole; spines often wanting, when present few, 3 to 7, unequal, the longest 1 to 2 cm long, dark yellow to brown; flower-buds pointed; flowers very large, 19 to 23 cm long, born near the top of the branches, night-blooming, very fragrant; outer perianth-segments brownish red; inner perianth-segments oblong, white; filaments long, weak, greenish; style greenish below, white above; stigma-lobes linear, yellowish; ovary covered with black curled hairs; axils of scales on flower-tube and fruit bearing long black hairs.
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Echinopsis pachanoi
E. pachanoi
Picture taken at: Daiv Freeman's Private Collection

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Echinopsis pachanoi
E. pachanoi
Picture taken at: Gene Schroeder's Private Collection

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Echinopsis pachanoi
E. pachanoi
Picture taken at: Kyle Barker's Private Collection

Photographer: Kyle Barker

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Echinopsis pachanoi
E. pachanoi
Picture taken at: Habitat in Peru

Photographer: Craig Howe

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Echinopsis pachanoi
E. pachanoi
Picture taken at: Habitat in Peru

Photographer: Craig Howe

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Echinopsis pachanoi
E. pachanoi
Picture taken at: Habitat in Peru

Photographer: Craig Howe

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Echinopsis pachanoi
E. pachanoi
Picture taken at: Gerard Ardisson's Private Collection

Photographer: Gerard Ardisson

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Echinopsis pachanoi
E. pachanoi
Picture taken at: Gerard Ardisson's Private Collection

Photographer: Gerard Ardisson

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