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Cactaceae

Copiapoa calderana F. Ritter subsp. calderana

Place of Publication

Cactus 65: 197 (1959)

Synonyms

References

  • Ritter (1959b)

    Ritter, F. 1959. Copiapoa nouveaux du Chili. Cactus, Paris XIV. 65:127-128

  • Hoffmann & Walter (2004)

    Hoffmann J., A.E. and Walter M., H.E. 2004. Cactaceas en la Flora Silvestre de Chile, 2nd edition. Fundación Claudio Gay

  • Hunt (2013)

    Hunt, D. 2013. The New Cactus Lexicon (illustrations). dh books. Milborne Port, UK 527 pp.

  • Señoret Espinosa & Acosta Ramos (2013)

    Señoret Espinosa, E. and Acosta Ramos, J.P. 2013. Guía de Campo. Cactáceas Nativas de Chile. CORMA 247 pp.

Iconography

  • Hunt (2013): 328.4
  • Hoffmann & Walter (2004): Lam. 32a

Regions

Atacama

Habitat

Desert and Desert fog oases (Lomas)

Distribution and habitat

This subspecies has a distribution from coastal distribution from Chañaral to Caldera where it is found from sea level to 1000 m above sea level.

Notes

Seed of this species is banked by the national seed bank of Chile, INIA.