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Lobivia chrysochete var. minutiflora Rausch
Kakteen Sukk. 28(4): 74. 1977
Family: CACTACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Echinopsis chrysochete Werderm.
Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 39: 271. 1936 ( "chrysochele" )

Lobivia chrysochete var. minutiflora Photo by: Peiffer Clement

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echinopsis chrysochete Werderm.
Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 39: 271. 1936 ( "chrysochele" )
Synonymy: 10
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Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Echinopsis chrysochete group

  • Echinopsis chrysochete Werderm.: has a very spiny much flattened solitary body to 25 cm in diameter. Flowers 3-4 cm in diameter, orange to red. Distribution: S. Bolivia (Chuquisaca and Tarija) and N. Argentina (Jujuy and Salta).
  • Lobivia chrysochete var. minutiflora Rausch: has smaller flower that expands to only 2,5 cm long. Distribution: Salta, Higher Andes of Argentina.
  • Lobivia chrysochete var. tenuispina (F.Ritter) Rausch: has darker dense spination and colourful golden yellow flowers. Distribution: regions around Iscayachi, Mendez, Tarija, Higher Andes of Bolivia.


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