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Eriosyce chilensis
Eriosyce chilensis
chilenito Cactus Family
Eriosyce chilensis Cactaceae
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Spanish common name
accepted scientific name
  •Eriosyce chilensis (Hildm. ex K.Schum.) Katt.
rules for finding collection records
  •Pyrrhocactus chilensis (2)
  •Neoporteria chilensis (1)
  •Eriosyce chilensis (35)
family name
  • Cactaceae
Image Author: ©2006 Dick Culbert
Image License: CC BY
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Category: Cactus
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is 1.2 to 2.0 inches
Plant Observed 2nd week of July thru 1st week of April
Native to Chile, Endangered, Illegally Overcollected.

How Likely at this Location (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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SEINet (1)
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