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Argentine giant cactus
Trichocereus candicans
Trichocereus candicans
Argentine giant cactus Cactus Family
Trichocereus candicans Cactaceae
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English common name
  •Argentine giant cactus
Spanish common name
  •manca caballo
accepted scientific name
  •Trichocereus candicans (Gillies ex Salm-Dyck) Britton & Rose
rules for finding collection records
  Echinopsis candicans (13)
  Trichocereus candicans (355)
  Soehrensia candicans
family name
  • Cactaceae
Image Author: ©2013 Dick Culbert
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Category: Cactus
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 7.0 inches
Leaf: No obvious leaves
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (34%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (100%)
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