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Two rare Bolivian endemic cacti

Walker, Colin C. (2018). Two rare Bolivian endemic cacti. New Zealand Cactus & Succulent Journal, 71(3) pp. 14–17.

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Abstract

Two rare endemic Bolivian cacti were observed in flower in the Duthie Park collection, Aberdeen. Vatricania guentheri produces a lateral cephalium that extends down the stem up to 50 cm in length from which the bell-shaped nocturnal flowers emerge. Cleistocactus reae is a little-known micro-endemic from the Bolivian Yungas. It has slender basally-branching stems up to 2 m tall with strawberry red straight flowers up to 7 cm long.

Item Type: Journal Item
ISSN: 0113-0331
Extra Information: additional email address: c.walker702@btinternet.com
Keywords: Vatricania guentheri; Cleistocactus reae; Bolivian cacti
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Environment, Earth and Ecosystem Sciences
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Item ID: 58732
Depositing User: Colin Walker
Date Deposited: 21 Jan 2019 11:33
Last Modified: 04 May 2019 16:05
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/58732
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