The Endemic Plants of Chile

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Copiapoa longistaminea F. Ritter

Place of Publication

Taxon 12: 31 (1963)


Common names

  • Copiapoa de Adriana (Hoffmann & Walter (2004))


  • Ritter (1963b)

    Ritter, F. 1963. Diagnosen von neuen Kakteen. Taxon 12: 28-34

  • Schulz & Kapitany (1996)

    Schulz , R. and Kapitany, A. 1996. Copiapoa in their environment: Chañaral to El Cobre. Quarto 176 pp.

  • 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 (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.


  • Hoffmann & Walter (2004): Lam. 46
  • Schulz & Kapitany (1996): P104, P106-112, P196
  • Hunt (2013): 333.5




Desert and Desert fog oasis

Distribution and habitat

Coastal hills (lomas costero) near to Esmeralda from sea level to 500 m on barren granite substrates.

Conservation status

  • Least Concern


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