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The Endemic Plants of Chile

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Copiapoa montana F.Ritter

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

Place of Publication

Cactus 66: 21 (1960)

Synonyms

Conservation status

  • Least Concern (Ritter (1960a)) (Hoffmann & Walter (2004)) (Hunt (2016b))

Iconography

  • Hunt (2013): 334.4, 334.5
  • Hoffmann & Walter (2004): Lam. 48

    Regions

    Antofagasta and Atacama

    Habitat

    Desert and Desert fog oasis

    Distribution and habitat


    South of the Antogfagasta region where it occurs north of Taltal to San Ramon and adjacent areas. It grows at elevations from 100 to 1500 m above sea level on coastal hills (lomas costeras), on sandy and rocky substrates

    References

    • Ritter (1960a)

      Ritter, F. 1960. Copiapoa nouveaux du Chili. Cactus, Paris 15(66):19-24

    • 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.