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  Lobivia tiegeliana forma cristata
(Syn: Echinopsis tiegeliana cristata)
 
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L. Lobivia tiegeliana forma cristata

Description:  Dark green ribs with flat tubercles between which the areoles appear.
Spines: Arranged like little spiders, brownish, turn greyish eventually.
Flowers: Deep red.

Cultivation: It is a summer grower species that offers no cultivation difficulties.  Water regularly in summer (but do not overwater ) keep rather dry in winter. Feed with a high potassium fertilizer  in summer. It is quite frost resistant if kept dry (hardy to  -5° C).  Need a bright exposure, full sun or half shade in summer.

Propagation: Grafting, cutting.
 

Conspecific taxa, varieties, forms an cultivars:

Family: Cactaceae (Cactus Family)

Scientific name: Lobivia tiegeliana Wessner 1939 forma cristatqa

Nowadays regarded as: Echinopsis tiegeliana (Wessner) D. R. Hunt 1991

Notes: This taxon has lots of synonyms (like most Lobivia) whit several controversial varieties and subspecies.

Synonyms:

  • Echinopsis tiegeliana (Wessner) D. R. Hunt 1991
  • Hymenorebutia tiegeliana (Wessner) F. Ritter 1980
  • Lobivia peclardiana Krainz 1948
  • Lobivia pusilla F. Ritter 1966
  • Hymenorebutia pusilla (F. Ritter) F. Ritter 1980
  • Mediolobivia hirsuttissima Cárdenas 1971
  • Lobivia fricii Rasuch 1973
  • Echinopsis fricii (Rauch) H. Friedrich 1974

 


 
 



 

 


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