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Flowers Echinocactus.

Echinopsis sp.


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


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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DB 10 years ago

Thanks, Dan!

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 10 years ago

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

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 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?

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Salta, Salta, Argentina

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

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