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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 (0)
  Neoporteria chilensis (0)
  Eriosyce chilensis (6)
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 All Year
Native to Chile, Endangered, Illegally Overcollected.

How Likely at this Location (10%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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native Native
native Not Present
Native to Chile, Endangered, Illegally Overcollected.