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Eriosyce aurata
Eriosyce aurata
sandillón Cactus Family
Eriosyce aurata Cactaceae
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Spanish common name
accepted scientific name
  •Eriosyce aurata (Pfeiff.) Backeb.
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  Eriosyce aurata (16)
  Eriosyce ceratistes (0)
  Echinocactus sandillon (0)
family name
  • Cactaceae
Image Author: ©2007 Jardín Botánico Nacional - Viña del Mar - Chile
Image License: CC BY-NC
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Category: Cactus
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 1.2 to 2.0 inches
Leaf: No obvious leaves
Plant Observed 3rd week of September thru 2nd week of January

How Likely at this Location (10%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (72%)
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