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The Endemic Plants of Chile – an Annotated Checklist

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Copiapoa echinoides (Lem. ex Salm-Dyck) Britton & Rose

  1. Classified in >
  2. genus: Copiapoa >
  3. Family: Cactaceae

Place of Publication

Cactaceae 3: 88, fig.100 (1922)

Synonyms

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Conservation status

  • Near Threatened

Iconography

  • Hoffmann & Walter (2004): Lam. 40
  • Hunt (2013): 331.2

    Regions

    Atacama

    Habitat

    Desert and Desert fog oasis

    Distribution and habitat


    Coastal hills along the coast north of Huasco and upto 50 km inland. Lomas vegetation from sea level to 500 m.

    Notes

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

    References

    • Britton & Rose (1922)

      Britton, N.L. and Rose, J.N 1922. The Cactaceae; descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family 3:1-255

    • 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.

    • Hunt (2016b)

      Hunt, D. 2016. CITES Cactaceae Checklist. Third Edition. Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

    • Señoret Espinosa & Acosta Ramos (2013)

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