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Maihueniopsis archiconoidea F. Ritter

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

Place of Publication

Kakteen Südamerika 3: 877 (1980b)


Conservation status

  • Data Deficient


  • Hoffmann & Walter (2004): Lam. 6
  • Regions



    Desert, Andean desert, Mountain ranges, Coastal cordilleras and Andean cordilleras

    Distribution and habitat

    Known from only four locations in the Río Huasco basin where it grows in shrubland on gravelly soils from 1400 to 2000 m above sea level


    • Ritter (1980b)

      Ritter, F. 1980b. Kakteen in Südamerika. Band 3 Chile. Spangenberg

    • 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