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Tephrocactus articulatus


Common Name(s): Paper-Spined Cholla
Synonym(s): Cereus articulatus, Opuntia articulata, Opuntia andicola, Tephrocactus andicolus, Opuntia diademata, Tephrocactus diadematus, Opuntia turpinii, Tephrocactus turpinii, Opuntia papyracantha, Opuntia glomerata, Tephrocactus glomeratus, Opuntia strobiliformis, Tephrocactus strobiliformis
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Subfamily: Opuntioideae
Tribe:
Distribution: Cordoba, Mendoza, Salta, San Luis (Provincia), Santiago del Estero - Argentina (South America)
Habit: Cylindrical
Flower: WhiteEncounterability: Common Worldwide
Species Notes: While this species is quite common in cultivation, it is difficult to get to flowering size. The stem segments break off with very little effort and so many growers find themselves starting many new plants each year with the broken off segments.
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Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus
Picture taken at: Desert Botanical Garden , Phoenix, AZ

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus
Picture taken at: Filip Private Collection - Kosice, Slovakia

Photographer: Filip
Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Horacio de la Fuente
Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus
Picture taken at: Habitat in Catamarca, Argentina

Photographer: Tini and Jacob Wijpkema

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Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus
Picture taken at: Habitat in Catamarca, Argentina

Photographer: Tini and Jacob Wijpkema

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Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus
Picture taken at: Habitat in Catamarca, Argentina

Photographer: Tini and Jacob Wijpkema

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Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus
Picture taken at: Habitat in Catamarca, Argentina

Photographer: Tini and Jacob Wijpkema

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Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus
Picture taken at: Habitat in Northern Patagonia

Photographer: Craig Howe
Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus
Picture taken at: Habitat in Northern Patagonia

Photographer: Craig Howe
Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe

Tephrocactus articulatus var. oligacanthus


Common Name(s): Paper-Spined Cholla
Synonym(s): Cereus articulatus, Opuntia articulata, Opuntia andicola, Tephrocactus andicolus, Opuntia diademata, Tephrocactus diadematus, Opuntia turpinii, Tephrocactus turpinii, Opuntia papyracantha, Opuntia glomerata, Tephrocactus glomeratus, Opuntia strobiliformis, Tephrocactus strobiliformis
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Subfamily: Opuntioideae
Tribe:
Distribution: Cordoba, Mendoza, Salta, San Luis (Provincia), Santiago del Estero - Argentina (South America)
Habit: Cylindrical
Flower: WhiteEncounterability: Common Worldwide
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Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus var. oligacanthus
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Horacio de la Fuente
Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus var. oligacanthus
Picture taken at: Habitat in Catamarca, Argentina

Photographer: Tini and Jacob Wijpkema

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Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus var. oligacanthus
Picture taken at: Habitat in Catamarca, Argentina

Photographer: Tini and Jacob Wijpkema

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Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus var. oligacanthus
Picture taken at: Habitat in Catamarca, Argentina

Photographer: Tini and Jacob Wijpkema

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Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus var. oligacanthus
Picture taken at: Salinas de Bustos, Departamento Independencia, La Rioja

Photographer: Horacio de la Fuente
Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus var. oligacanthus
Picture taken at: Salinas de Bustos, Departamento Independencia, La Rioja

Photographer: Horacio de la Fuente
Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus var. oligacanthus
Picture taken at: Salinas de Bustos, Departamento Independencia, La Rioja

Photographer: Horacio de la Fuente
Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus var. oligacanthus
Picture taken at: Salinas de Bustos, Departamento Independencia, La Rioja

Photographer: Horacio de la Fuente
Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus var. oligacanthus
Picture taken at: Salinas de Bustos, Departamento Independencia, La Rioja

Photographer: Horacio de la Fuente
Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus var. oligacanthus
Picture taken at: Salinas de Bustos, Departamento Independencia, La Rioja

Photographer: Horacio de la Fuente

Tephrocactus articulatus var. papyracanthus


Common Name(s): Paper-Spined Cholla
Synonym(s): Cereus articulatus, Opuntia articulata, Opuntia andicola, Tephrocactus andicolus, Opuntia diademata, Tephrocactus diadematus, Opuntia turpinii, Tephrocactus turpinii, Opuntia papyracantha, Opuntia glomerata, Tephrocactus glomeratus, Opuntia strobiliformis, Tephrocactus strobiliformis
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Subfamily: Opuntioideae
Tribe:
Distribution: Cordoba, Mendoza, Salta, San Luis (Provincia), Santiago del Estero - Argentina (South America)
Habit: Cylindrical
Flower: WhiteEncounterability: Common Worldwide
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Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus var. papyracanthus
Picture taken at: Daiv Freeman's Private Collection

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus var. papyracanthus
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus var. papyracanthus
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus var. papyracanthus
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus var. papyracanthus
Picture taken at: Gerard Ardisson's Private Collection

Photographer: Gerard Ardisson

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Tephrocactus articulatus var. diadematus


Common Name(s): Paper-Spined Cholla, Pine Cone Cactus
Synonym(s): Cereus articulatus, Opuntia articulata, Opuntia andicola, Tephrocactus andicolus, Opuntia diademata, Tephrocactus diadematus, Opuntia turpinii, Tephrocactus turpinii, Opuntia papyracantha, Opuntia glomerata, Tephrocactus glomeratus, Opuntia strobiliformis, Tephrocactus strobiliformis
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Subfamily: Opuntioideae
Tribe:
Distribution: Cordoba, Mendoza, Salta, San Luis (Provincia), Santiago del Estero - Argentina (South America)
Habit: Cylindrical
Flower: WhiteEncounterability: Common Worldwide
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Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus var. diadematus
Picture taken at: Huntington Library and Gardens, San Marino, CA

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus var. diadematus
Picture taken at: Private Collection

Photographer: Charles Crouse
Tephrocactus articulatus
T. articulatus var. diadematus
Picture taken at: Private Collection

Photographer: Jerry Estruth

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