Echinopsis schickendantzii

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Echinopsis schickendantzii
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Genus: Echinopsis
Species: E. schickendantzii
Binomial name
Echinopsis schickendantzii
F.A.C.Weber
Synonyms
  • Echinopsis manguinii (Backb.) H.Friedrich & G.D.Rowley, I.O.S. Bull. 3(3): 96. 1974.
  • Trichocereus manguinii Backeb., Cactus (Paris) no. 35: 147. 1953.
  • Trichocereus schickendantzii (F.A.C. Weber) Britton & Rose, Cactaceae 2: 144. 1920.
  • Trichocereus shaferi Britton & Rose, Cactaceae 2: 144. 1920.
  • Trichocereus volcanensis F.Ritter, Kakteen Südamerika 2: 448. 1980.

Echinopsis schickendantzii is a cactus found in Northwestern Argentina. The plant blooms with a single unscented white flower followed by edible fruit.

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