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  Echinocereus pamanesiorum CACTUSPEDIA       

 


E. panamesiorum L1247 Locality: bridge on the road from Huejuquilla to San Juan Capistrano, Zacatecas, Mexico 1000m. Outstanding and incomparable flowers with a very spiny tube
 

Description: Solitary or occasionally clumping and forming cluster up to 30 cm in diameter
Stems: Green up to 35 cm tall, 8 cm in
Ribs: 9-16
Roots: Fibrous.
Areoles:
Oval.
Radial spines: 9-16 light-grey or brownish to dark-grey adpressed up to 13 mm.
Central spines: 0-3projecting up to 25 mm brown to black.
Flowers: Funnel shaped length up to 9 cm, diameter up to 8 cm bright purple-pink with a yellow-green throat. Bud hairy and spined, tube green, filament greenish, anther yellow, pollen yellow, style white-greenish, stigma 9-14 lobed green.
 

1st day.  just after buds opening. Colours are dazzling

2nd day. The same flower. Colours are more soft.


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Family: Cactaceae (Cactus Family)

Scientific name:  Echinocereus pamanesiorum Lau 1981:36-41.


Heterotypic synonyms:

  • Echinocereus pamanesiorum ssp. bonatzii (Römer) Römer 1997:45.

  • Echinocereus bonatzii.

Origin:  Mexico (Zacatecas) grows on stony hills with various other succulent plants. TL: Mexico, Zacatecas, Rio Huaynamota, bridge between Huejuquilla & San Juan Capistrano, Lau 1247 (MEXU).

Conservation status: Listed in CITES appendix 2.

 



The flowers have a shocking yellow-green throat surrounded by a contrasting fuchsia corolla.
The inner yellow is like the phosphorescent colour of some pen marker or even more luminescent.

Cultivation: In culture E. pamanesiorum is without problems, easy to grow, very attractive and regularly shows its beautiful flowers, if provided with an adequate winter rest period. It is sensitive to over-watering (rot prone), and needs good drainage Keep drier and cool in winter.  Needs full sun.  In the summer they need an airy location in bright sun; well watered when it's hot. To achieve the best spine density give these plants lots of sun. In the winter light, cool, and absolutely dry conditions. Very cold resistant  above  -12° C or less for short periods of time. In mild climate they grow well when planted freely outside in well-drained soil.

Propagation: Seeds, Cuttings



 

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