Cacti

Browningia hertlingiana (Azureocereus hertlingianus) (Cactaceae)

Columnar branched cactus up to 8 m high and up to 30 cm in diameter. Stem with 18 ribs, tubercled, light blue, with yellowish spines....

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Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. mojavensis DJF1273 Inyo Co., California (Cactaceae)

Stems single or clustered, more or less globose, covered with 9-10 ribs having areoles bearing 9-10 spines each. Spines up to 7 cm long,...

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Eriosyce senilis Ovalle, Chile (Neoporteria gerocephala, Neoporteria nidus var. gerocephal (Cactaceae)

Small spherical cactus wrapped by a tangle of bristly, long and curly spines. Spines white, grey or black. Flowers dark pink. Very...

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Hatiora salicornioides (Cactaceae)

Small epiphytic succulent shrub. Stem very branched, formed by numerous segments, each one of them looks like an inverted bottle. Flowers...

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Opuntia alexanderi (Tephrocactus alexanderi) (Cactaceae)

Sub-shrub with globose segments (9  3.5 cm). Spines up to 4 cm long, dark, curved downwards at first. Very beautiful. Flowers pink....

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Opuntia aoracantha (Tephrocactus aoracanthus, Opuntia paediophila, Tephrocactus paediophil (Cactaceae)

Articles large, ovoid, tubercled, glaucous green in colour. Spines very long (about 15 cm; the longest in the genus Opuntia), flat, narrow...

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Opuntia articulata f.ma papyracantha (Cactaceae)

Small opuntia with ovoid articles about 3 cm wide and 4 cm long. Spines very beautiful, white, soft and papery, ribbon-like, about 6 cm...

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Opuntia articulata f.ma syringacantha (Tephrocactus articulatus f.ma syringacanthus) (Cactaceae)

Small opuntia with ovoid articles about 2 cm wide and 5 cm long. Spines big, grey, stiff, ribbon-like, about 6 cm long and 4 mm...

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Opuntia cfr. tunicata Sipia, Cotahuasi, Perù (Cactaceae)

Shrub, up to 1-1.5 m high. Stems cylindrical, dark green in colour. Spines dense, 3-4 cm long, tunicate, reddish when young then white....

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Opuntia longispina (Tunilla corrugata) (Cactaceae)

Small prostrate opuntia with almost cylindrical, slightly flat, segments. Spines very numerous, short and strong, red in colour. Orange...

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Opuntia microdasys var. albispina (Cactaceae)

Small opuntia with oval flat pads covered with numerous areoles of very white glochids and without spines. Centre and north of Mexico....

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Opuntia ovata (Maihueniopsis ovata) (Cactaceae)

This species is very rare in cultivation. Segments egg-shaped or almost spherical, about 3-4 x 1.5-2 cm. Very dwarf and caespitose. Spines...

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Opuntia phaeacantha (Cactaceae)

Opuntia with small pads with brown and white spines. Yellow-orange flowers followed by edible red fruits. Easy. Full sunshine. Hardy, it...

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Opuntia pycnantha (Cactaceae)

This opuntia has pads that are flat and round but thick (10-18 x 8-13 x 2-3 cm), covered with very numerous spines (5-30 mm) that are...

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Opuntia rufida (Opuntia herrfeldtii) (Cactaceae)

Erect shrubby species, 50-150 cm high. Pads more or less orbicular with velvety grey-green epidermis. Spines not present. Areoles circular,...

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Opuntia sp. Honda, 4540 m, Perù (Cactaceae)

Segments ovoidal, tapered at the apex, slightly tubercolate. Spines thin, brownish, not very numerous. Very compact habitus. Hardy. Soil...

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Opuntia sphaerica Sipia, Cañón de Cotahuasi, Peru, 2500 m (Cactaceae)

Small shrubby opuntia making colonies. Stem segments ovoid or globose, about 2 cm in diameter, covered with woolly white areoles. Spines...

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Opuntia strobiliformis (Tephrocactus articulatus var. strobiliformis) (Cactaceae)

In its native range it grows at an altitude of between 500-1,300 m in a semi-arid, cool, dry climate that is warm in winter but has...

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Opuntia tunicata (Cactaceae)

Shrubby cylindric opuntia  being very ornamental and showy because of the numerous, long, sheathed, white-golden spines reflecting the...

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Parodia rutilans (Notocactus rutilans) (Cactaceae)

Stem solitary, globose-cylindrical, about 4 cm in size, ribbed. Spines brown-greyish, the central ones outwards. Flowers very light pink...

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Pterocactus cfr. weberi (Cactaceae)

Succulent with cylindrical, tuberculate, brown-greenish stems up to 10 cm long. Stem segments ovoidal. Spines white, short, adpressed along...

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Tephrocactus weberi (Cactaceae)

Succulent with cylindrical, brown-greenish stems up to 10 cm long. Stem segments cylindrical, elongate. Spines numerous, long and white....

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Quiabentia pflanzii (Cactaceae)

Very beautiful shrubby cactus up to 3 m high. Stem robust, branched, with verticillate elegantly upwards arched branches, bright green,...

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Rebutia lanata (Weingartia lanata)R468 Chuquisaca, Sucre, Bolivia (Cactaceae)

Usually single-stemmed cactus. Tubercles with slightly woolly areoles with numerous white spines. Flowers yellow, numerous, up to 3 cm in...

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Rhipsalis baccifera ssp. baccifera (Rhipsalis cassutha) (Cactaceae)

Epiphytic succulent with thin, drooping, very branched stems. Small, numerous, white-yellow flowers. White fruits. Distribution: Nicaragua,...

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Rhipsalis pilocarpa (Cactaceae)

Epiphytic species. Stems branched, pendulous, covered with light white hairs. Flowers white, apical, very showy, at the Winter end. Pink...

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Rhipsalis teres f.ma prismatica (Cactaceae)

Epiphytic species. Stems branched, partly decumbent, square in section, hairy at apex. Small white flowers arranged along the stems. White...

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Stenocereus thurberi (Cactaceae)

Branched cactus, with stems up to 5 m long and 15 cm in diameter. Spines dark brown, then grey. Flowers white, funnel-shaped, night-opening...

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Lobivia ferox (Cactaceae)

Globose cactus; 30-70 cm high x 30 cm in diameter. Stems solitari, very spiny. Spines long and strong, slightly curved, blackish-grey....

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Parodia leninghausii (Cactaceae)

Clumping cylindrical cactus. Stem up to 1 m in length by 10 cm in diameter, densely covered with hair-like, long, soft, yellow spines....

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Pterocactus tuberosus (Cactaceae)

Unusual tuberous cactus with large and showy yellow flowers. Stem cylindrical, metallic brown, downy. Branches detach easily, root and...

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Neoporteria reichei var. aerocarpa FR500 (Cactaceae)

~~Small globose cactus that is brownish-green, up to 10 cm long, clumping, with asymmetric ribs and woolly areoles with backward spines....

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Opuntia microdasys var. albispina (Cactaceae)

~~Opuntia with oval flat pads covered with numerous areoles of very white glochids and without spines. Centre and north of Mexico....

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Opuntia microdasys (Cactaceae)

~~This plant, which is able to reach 60 cm in height, is made with numerous spineless segments, but has areoles which are densely covered...

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Lobivia maximiliana (Cactaceae)

~~Sub-globose clumping cactus, slightly larger than 10 cm when fully mature. Flowers 5 cm long and 4 cm in diameter, orange in colour, very...

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Melocactus matanzanus (Cactaceae)

~~Globose cactus up to 8 cm in height and 9 cm in diameter. Stems green, with white spines. Cephalium reddish, appearing in old specimens...

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