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Cacti Genus copiapoa




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Copiapoa tigrillensis


Common Name(s):
Synonym(s): Copiapoa columna-alba, Copiapoa tigrillensis, Copiapoa cinerea columna-alba
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Notocacteae
Distribution: Atacama - Chile (South America)
Habit: Globose-Flattened
Flower: YellowEncounterability: Common Locally in Some Areas
Species Notes: Note taken from British Cactus & Succulent Society March 2004 Newsletter:
These had been named as Copiapoa tigrillensis (nomen nudum, no description had been published to back it up) by Karel Knize. The same plant has also been cited as Copiapoa uhligiana.
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Copiapoa tigrillensis
C. tigrillensis
Picture taken at: Andy Cook's Personal Collection

Photographer: Andy Cook
Copiapoa tigrillensis
C. tigrillensis
Picture taken at: Private Collection

Photographer: A Cactus Grower

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