Copiapoa coquimbana

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Copiapoa coquimbana
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Cactaceae
Genus: Copiapoa
Species: C. coquimbana
Binomial name
Copiapoa coquimbana
Britton & Rose

Copiapoa coquimbana is a species of clump-forming cactus native to South America. The plant bears 3 cm (1.2 in) long yellow flowers in summer, and grows up to 60 cm (2 ft) high and 1 m (3 ft) across. The species is named after the city of Coquimbo in Chile. Variations include C. coquimbana var. fiedleriana, C. coquimbana var. wagenknechtii, C. coquimbana var. vallenarensis, and C. coquimbana subsp. andina.

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