Acanthocalycium klimpelianum

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Acanthocalycium klimpelianum
(Weidlich & Werdermann) Backeberg 1935

  • – Echinopsis klimpeliana – Weidlich & Werdermann 1927,
    – Lobivia klimpeliana – (Weidlich & Werdermann) A. Berger 1929
    – Acanthocalycium peitscherianum – Backeberg 1935,
    – Echinopsis peitscheriana (Backeberg) – Friedrich & G. D. Rowley 1974

Plants solitary, flattened globose, to 10 cm (3.9 in) in diameter. Ribs about 19, acute, slightly notched. Areoles elliptical, yellowish brown, to 6 mm (0.2 in) long. Central spines 1-4, straight, awl shaped, brownish, lowermost one directed downward. Radial spines 6-10, unequal. Flowers white, 3-4 cm (1.2-1.6 in) long.

Distribution: Cordoba, Argentina.

References: Anderson E.F. - The Cactus Family 

 

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