The Endemic Plants of Chile

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Cactaceae

Eriosyce occulta Katt.

Place of Publication

Eriosyce (Cactac.) gen. revis. & ampl.: 119 (1994)

Synonyms

References

  • Kattermann (1994)

    Kattermann, F. 1994. Eriosyce (Cactaceae): The genus revised and amplified. Succulent Plant Research 1–176

  • 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

Iconography

  • Kattermann (1994): Fig. 22: 1; Pl. 17: 5

Regions

Antofagasta

Habitat

Desert and Desert fog oasis

Distribution and habitat

Found in the southern part of the Antofagasta region, in the surroundings areas of Taltal, at elevations of 50 to 600 m above sea level. The population is estimated to be less than 1000 individulas and no poipulation has more than about 50 plants. It occurs on small cliffs in dry environments (Hoffmann & Walter 1989).

Conservation status

  • Endangered B1ab(v)

Descriptions

  • Kattermann (1994)

Notes

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