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Cacti Genus oreocereus




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Oreocereus celsianus


Common Name(s): Old Man of the Andes
Synonym(s): Pilocereus celsianus, Cereus celsianus, Borzicactus celsianus, Cereus fossulatus, Oreocereus fossulatus, Borzicactus fossulatus, Oreocereus maximus, Oreocereus neocelsianus
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Trichocereeae
Distribution: Argentina : Bolivia : Peru (South America)
Habit: Columnar
Flower: Pink, PurpleEncounterability: Common Worldwide
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Oreocereus celsianus
O. celsianus
Picture taken at: Daiv Freeman's Private Collection

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Oreocereus celsianus
O. celsianus
Picture taken at: Daiv Freeman's Private Collection

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Oreocereus celsianus
O. celsianus
Picture taken at: Huntington Library and Gardens, San Marino, CA

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Oreocereus celsianus
O. celsianus
Picture taken at: Huntington Library and Gardens, San Marino, CA

Photographer: Daiv Freeman

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