Unknown trichocereus?

wazungy(Quebec Canada)November 8, 2010

I had to buy this when I saw it. I have several trichocereus species, but I did not recognize this one (if it is trichocereus).

8 ribs, many fluffy hairy tufts from previous flowers that I removed much of.

The spines are thinner and more flexible than the usual spine. They are also quite long, I'd guess 3 to 4 inches at longest.

I could not find anything quite similar in my usual cactus ID spots.

Anybody have any clue?


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Trichocereus chiloensis... ?????????? As a guess

or try Echinopsis types

Nice find

PS Feel free to visit us in the Reg Cactus & succulent forum posting here is by chance that it gets seen

Here is a link that might be useful: If you this already then just incase

    Bookmark   November 12, 2010 at 1:28PM
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wazungy(Quebec Canada)

Thanks for the link, yes I know of this site.

Not a Chiloensis, spines on my cactus are much too thin and flexible to be chiloensis. (I own a T. Chiloensis).

I was wondering if it might be a huge gymno, but the fluffy-hairy remains of past flowers leads me to think otherwise. Gymno flowers are not hairy.(?)
Unfortunately I removed many massive fluffy clumps to see if it had bugs hiding. These clumps could have been good for I.D. (a little remains at the apex).


    Bookmark   November 12, 2010 at 10:34PM
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