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  Echinopsis subdenudata Cárdenas
  Family Name : Cactaceae

  Common Names : Easter Lily Cactus, Night-blooming Hedge-hogs

 
Easter Lily Cactus,Night-blooming Hedge-hogs
  • Record Info
  • Life Stage & Characteristics
    • Plant Division :
      Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants)
      Plant Growth Form :
      Succulent Plant
      Lifespan (in Singapore) :
      Perennial
      Mode of Nutrition :
      Autotrophic
      Plant Shape :
      Rounded
  • Biogeography
    • Native Distribution :
      Bolivia, Paraguay
      Native Habitat :
      Terrestrial
      Local Conservation Status :
      Exotic (Horticultural / Cultivated Only)
  • Description & Ethnobotany
    • Plant Morphology :
      Growth Form: Cactus with a round growth form.
      Stems: Smooth, green stem is divided into 10 distinct ribs. The rib is sparsely lined with white, wooly areoles which have 1-2 short, dark-tipped spines.
      Flowers: Large, funnel-shaped flowers are composed of 2 rows of oblong petals with sharply pointed tips.
      Similar :
      This species is similar to Astrophytum asterias, but the former has thinner, more distinct ribs, while the latter has flattened ribs with little space between adjacent ribs.
      Cultivation :
      Most Echinopsis species do not flower in Singapore, but this species does. Exposure to full sun will cause the stem to turn yellow.
      Ethnobotanical Uses :
      None
  • Landscaping Features
    • Desirable Plant Features :
      Ornamental Stems
      Plant & Rootzone Preference/Tolerance :
      Dry Soils / Drought, Well-Drained Soils
      Landscape Uses :
      Interiorscape/ Indoor Plant, Container Planting
      Thematic Landscaping :
      Rockery / Desert Garden
      Usage Hazards / Cons :
      Spines/Thorns - Stem/Branch
  • Plant Care & Propagation
    • Light Preference :
      Semi-Shade
      Water Preference :
      Little Water
  • Floral (Angiosperm)
    • Flower & Plant Sexuality :
      Bisexual Flowers
      Flower Colour(s) :
      White
      FlowerTexture(s) :
      Smooth
      Flower Grouping :
      Solitary
      Flower Location :
      Terminal
      Flower Symmetry :
      Radial
      Individual Flower Shape :
      Funnelform / Funnel-shaped
      Flowering Opening Time :
      Daytime
      Flower Lifespan On Plant :
      1 Day
      Flowering Habit :
      Polycarpic
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