Echinopsis chiloensis

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Echinopsis chiloensis
Trichocereus chiloensis 1.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Cactaceae
Genus: Echinopsis
Species: E. chiloensis
Binomial name
Echinopsis chiloensis

Echinopsis chiloensis is a species of cacti native to South America; genus members are known as hedgehog cacti, sea-urchin cactus or Easter lily cactus. This species, E chiloensis, is tree-like with branching structures beginning basally. This plant can attain a height of eight metres.[1] An example occurrence is within the La Campana National Park in Chile.[2]

Line notes[edit]

  1. ^ Edward F. Anderson. 2001
  2. ^ C. Michael Hogan. 2008