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Echinopsis ferox


Common Name(s):
Synonym(s): Lobivia ferox, Pseudolobivia ferox, Lobivia longispina, Echinopsis longispina, Pseudolobivia longispina, Echinopsis potosina, Pseudolobivia potosina, Lobivia claeysiana, Lobivia hastifera, Trichocereus orurensis, Helianthocereus orurensis, Echinopsis orurensis, Lobivia aureolilacina, Lobivia backebergiana, Lobivia pachyacantha, Pseudolobivia wilkeae, Lobivia wilkeae, Echinopsis lecoriensis, Pseudolobivia leocoriensis, Lobivia horrida, Lobivia pictiflora, Lobivia varispina
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Trichocereeae
Distribution: Argentina : Bolivia (South America)
Habit: Globose-Cylindrical
Flower: White, PinkEncounterability: Common Locally in Some Areas
Original Description: The Cactaceae 3 p.50 - Britton & Rose (1920)
Roots fibrous; plants globular, 3 dm in diameter or more, almost hidden by the long upwardly curved spines; ribs numerous, often as many as 29, deeply undulate and broken into thin, acute tubercles 2 to 3 cm long; spines light brown, sometimes mottled; radial spines 10 to 12, slender, 4 to 6 cm long, somewhat curved; central spines 3 or 4, somewhat flattened in one vertical row, rather weak, curved upward, 10 to 15 cm long; flower-buds woolly; flowers and fruit not seen.
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Echinopsis ferox
E. ferox
Picture taken at: SDCSS 2008 Show at Balboa Park in San Diego

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Echinopsis ferox
E. ferox
Picture taken at: La Paz, Bolivia

Photographer: Brian Woods
Echinopsis ferox
E. ferox
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Echinopsis ferox
E. ferox
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Echinopsis ferox
E. ferox
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Echinopsis ferox
E. ferox
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Echinopsis ferox
E. ferox
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Echinopsis ferox
E. ferox
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Echinopsis ferox
E. ferox
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Echinopsis ferox
E. ferox
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Echinopsis ferox
E. ferox
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Echinopsis ferox
E. ferox
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Echinopsis ferox
E. ferox
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Echinopsis ferox
E. ferox
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Echinopsis ferox
E. ferox
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe

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