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Tunilla soehrensii


Common Name(s):
Synonym(s): Opuntia soehrensii, Platyopuntia soehrensii, Opuntia boliviensis, Opuntia cedergreniana, Opuntia tilcarensis, Tunilla tilcarensis, Opuntia multiareolata, Opuntia obliqua, Airampoa cedergreniana
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Subfamily: Opuntioideae
Tribe:
Distribution: Bolivia : Chile : Peru (South America)
Habit: Flattened-Padded
Flower: YellowEncounterability: Common Locally in Some Areas
Original Description: The Cactaceae 1 p.134 - Britton & Rose (1920)
Prostrate, in masses usually 1 meter in diameter or less; joints at first erect or ascending, finally prostrate and rooting and forming new colonies, flattened, rather thin, somewhat tuberculate, very spiny, orbicular, 4 to 6 cm in diameter, often purplish,; spines slender, rather variable in color, usually yellow or brown, several from each areole, sometimes as many as eight, the longest ones 5 cm long; erect; flowers light yellow, 3 cm long; sepals brown; filaments yellow; style white; stigma-lobes green; fruit naked, 3 cm long; seeds 3 to 3.5 mm broad, ovate, thickish, with narrow margin and roughened sides.
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Tunilla soehrensii
T. soehrensii
Picture taken at: Huntington Library and Gardens, San Marino, CA

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Tunilla soehrensii
T. soehrensii
Picture taken at: Juergen Menzel's Private Collection

Photographer: Juergen Menzel
Tunilla soehrensii
T. soehrensii
Picture taken at: Juergen Menzel's Private Collection

Photographer: Juergen Menzel
Tunilla soehrensii
T. soehrensii
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Tunilla soehrensii
T. soehrensii
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Tunilla soehrensii
T. soehrensii
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Tunilla soehrensii
T. soehrensii
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Tunilla soehrensii
T. soehrensii
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Tunilla soehrensii
T. soehrensii
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Tunilla soehrensii
T. soehrensii
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Tunilla soehrensii
T. soehrensii
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Tunilla soehrensii
T. soehrensii
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Tunilla soehrensii
T. soehrensii
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Tunilla soehrensii
T. soehrensii
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Tunilla soehrensii
T. soehrensii
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Tunilla soehrensii
T. soehrensii
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Tunilla soehrensii
T. soehrensii
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Tunilla soehrensii
T. soehrensii
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe

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