Echinopsis spachiana

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Echinopsis spachiana
Lightmatter cactusflower.jpg
E. spachiana flower
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Cactaceae
Genus: Echinopsis
Species: E. spachiana
Binomial name
Echinopsis spachiana
(Lem.) Friedrich & G. D. Rowley[1]
Synonyms
  • Trichocereus spachianus
    Lem.

Echinopsis spachiana is a species of cactus native to South America. Commonly cultivated as a pot- or rockery plant around the world, it has a lime green body with 1-2 cm long golden spines. It exhibits a columnar habit.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Echinopsis spachiana information from NPGS/GRIN". www.ars-grin.gov. Retrieved 2008-03-26.