Echinopsis pachanoi - Cacti and Succulents

Echinopsis pachanoi

San Pedro cactus

Scientific classification

Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae

Echinopsis pachanoi (syn. Trichocereus pachanoi) — known as San Pedro cactus — is a fast-growing columnar cactus native to the Andes Mountains at 6,600–9,800 ft in altitude. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador and Peru…Uses for it include traditional medicine and traditional veterinary medicine, and it is widely grown as an ornamental cactus. It has been used for healing and religious divination in the Andes Mountains region for over 3,000 years.

                         – Wikipedia.

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