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sea-urchin cactus
Echinopsis chiloensis
Echinopsis chiloensis
sea-urchin cactus Cactus Family
Echinopsis chiloensis Cactaceae
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English common name
  •sea-urchin cactus
Spanish common names
accepted scientific name
  •Echinopsis chiloensis (Colla) Friedrich & G.D. Rowley
rules for finding collection records
  Trichocereus chiloensis (963)
  Echinopsis chiloensis (154)
  Leucostele chiloensis (0)
family name
  • Cactaceae
Image Author: ©2009 Zoya Akulova
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Category: Cactus
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 5.0 inches
Leaf: No obvious leaves
Plant Observed All Year
Endemic to Chile

How Likely at this Location (88%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (100%)
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Cal Photos (31)
Chileflora (5)
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native Native
native Not Present
Endemic to Chile