Echinopsis sp. - Cacti and Succulents

Echinopsis

Hedgehog cactus, Sea-urchin cactus, Easter lily cactus

Echinopsis is a large genus of cacti native to South America, sometimes known as hedgehog cactussea-urchin cactus or Easter lily cactus. The 128 species range from large and treelike types to small globose cacti. The name derives from echinos hedgehog or sea urchin, and opsis appearance, a reference to these plants’ dense coverings of spines.

Source: Wikipedi

Scientific classification

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

Echinopsis is a large genus of cacti native to South America, sometimes known as hedgehog cactussea-urchin cactus or Easter lily cactus. One small species, E. chamaecereus, is known as the peanut cactus. The 128 species range from large and treelike types to small globose cacti. The name derives from echinos hedgehog or sea urchin, and opsis appearance, a reference to these plants’ dense coverings of spines.

                         – Wikipedia.

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