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Cumulopuntia sphaerica


Common Name(s): Choclo, Corotilla, Gaitito, Perrito, Puskaye
Synonym(s): Opuntia sphaerica, Tephrocactus sphaericus, Cactus berteri, Echinocactus berteri, Tephrocactus berteri, Cumulopuntia berteri, Opuntia berteri, Opuntia dimorpha, Tephrocactus dimorphus, Opuntia leucophaea, Opuntia rauppiana, Tephrocactus rauppianus, Cumulopuntia rauppiana, Opuntia campestris, Tephrocactus campestris, Opuntia kuehnrichiana, Tephrocactus kuehnrichianus, Cumulopuntia kuehnrichiana, Tephrocactus pseudorauppianus, Opuntia pseudorauppiana, Tephrocactus mirus, Opuntia mira, Tephrocactus muellerianus, Opuntia muelleriana, Tephrocactus multiareolatus, Cumulopuntia multiareolata, Cumulopuntia tubercularis
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Subfamily: Opuntioideae
Tribe:
Distribution: Antofagasta, Atacama, Coquimbo, Libertador General Bernardo O 'Higgins, Santiago, Tarapaca, Valparaiso - Chile : Ayacucho, Arequipa, Moquegua, Tacna - Peru (South America)
Habit: Prostrate
Flower: OrangeEncounterability: Unusual in Collections
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Cumulopuntia sphaerica
C. sphaerica
Picture taken at: Jerry Krulik's Personal Collection, San Clemente, CA

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Cumulopuntia sphaerica
C. sphaerica
Picture taken at: North of La Serena, Chile

Photographer: Herman Olivares
Cumulopuntia sphaerica
C. sphaerica
Picture taken at: North of La Serena, Chile

Photographer: Herman Olivares
Cumulopuntia sphaerica
C. sphaerica
Picture taken at: Phil Crewe's Private Collection

Photographer: Phil Crewe
Cumulopuntia sphaerica
C. sphaerica
Picture taken at: Habitat in Peru

Photographer: Mildred Canales Azabache

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Cumulopuntia sphaerica
C. sphaerica
Picture taken at: Habitat in Peru

Photographer: Craig Howe

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Cumulopuntia sphaerica
C. sphaerica
Picture taken at: Habitat in Peru

Photographer: Craig Howe

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Cumulopuntia sphaerica
C. sphaerica
Picture taken at: Habitat in Peru

Photographer: Craig Howe

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Cumulopuntia sphaerica
C. sphaerica
Picture taken at: Habitat in Peru

Photographer: Craig Howe

Photographer's Website: Click Here
Cumulopuntia sphaerica
C. sphaerica
Picture taken at: Habitat in Peru

Photographer: Craig Howe

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Cumulopuntia sphaerica
C. sphaerica
Picture taken at: Habitat in Peru

Photographer: Craig Howe

Photographer's Website: Click Here
Cumulopuntia sphaerica
C. sphaerica
Picture taken at: Habitat in Peru

Photographer: Craig Howe

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Cumulopuntia sphaerica
C. sphaerica
Picture taken at: Juergen Menzel's Private Collection

Photographer: Juergen Menzel
Cumulopuntia sphaerica
C. sphaerica
Picture taken at: CSSA Show at Huntington Library and Gardens, San Marino, CA

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Cumulopuntia sphaerica
C. sphaerica
Picture taken at: CSSA Show at Huntington Library and Gardens, San Marino, CA

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Cumulopuntia sphaerica
C. sphaerica
Picture taken at: Habitat in Chile

Photographer: Vicent Bueno Ripoll

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Cumulopuntia sphaerica
C. sphaerica
Picture taken at: Alto Patache, Northern Chile

Photographer: Dr. Horacio Larrain Barros

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Cumulopuntia sphaerica
C. sphaerica
Picture taken at: Gerard Ardisson's Private Collection

Photographer: Gerard Ardisson

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Cumulopuntia sphaerica
C. sphaerica
Picture taken at: Gerard Ardisson's Private Collection

Photographer: Gerard Ardisson

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Cumulopuntia sphaerica
C. sphaerica
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Cumulopuntia sphaerica
C. sphaerica
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Cumulopuntia sphaerica
C. sphaerica
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Cumulopuntia sphaerica
C. sphaerica
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe
Cumulopuntia sphaerica
C. sphaerica
Picture taken at: Habitat in Argentina

Photographer: Craig Howe

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