Cleistocactus strausii - Cacti and Succulents

Cleistocactus strausii

Silver Torch Cactus

Cleistocactus strausii is a perennial cactus native to high mountain regions of Bolivia and Argentina, above 3,000 m (9,843 feet). It is a slender, erect, grey-green columns which can reach a height of 3m (10 feet), but are only about 6cm (2.5inch) across.

Source: Plants Rescue

Scientific classification

Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Cactaceae
Genus: Cleistocactus
Species: C. strausii

                         – Wikipedia.

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