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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 (40)
  •Eriosyce ceratistes (5)
  •Echinocactus sandillon (2)
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Image Author: ©2007 Jardín Botánico Nacional @ Viña del Mar
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 last week of August thru end of January

How Likely at this Location (22%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (72%)
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