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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 (34)
family name
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 (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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Catalogo Plantas UdeC (2)
SEINet (1)
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