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Flowers Echinocactus.

Echinopsis sp.

Description:

This cactus blooms at night and its flowers are open until the morning but only few hours. They are pollinated by little insects.

Notes:

These photos were taken at my neighborhood, #1-3 at night and #4-5 this morning.The incredible weight of this flowers bent this cactus, like is shown in photo #4.

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6 Comments

DB
DB 10 years ago

Thanks, Dan!

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 10 years ago

It does help, thanks. It looks like Echinopsis or Echinocactus.

DB
DB 10 years ago

I couldn't get a good pic of the plant with the flowers, because this is damaged due the weigh of flowers and the wind. But I added a pic of the same species of cactus that it is just beside of the first one. I hope this helps. :-)

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 10 years ago

Yes, please let me know when you have posted a pic.

DB
DB 10 years ago

Not at this moment, but I will add a pic of the cactus for you. The cactus is erect, I mean without arms.

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 10 years ago

Do you have a pic of the cactus?

DB
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DB

Salta, Salta, Argentina

Spotted on Oct 14, 2012
Submitted on Oct 14, 2012

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