Cacti from Chile
This page has pictures of the two columnar cacti sampled in Chile
For the cacti sampled on Antigua and St. Maartin/St. Martin, go to:
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Tentatively identified as Echinopsis chilensis, found near Pichidangui, notice that the cacti formed monstrous growths and that they were infected by a holoparasite, perhaps a mistletoe?
This first shot is of a large plant growing by a secondary road
Tentatively identified as Eulychnia acida, found near Ovalle,
Tentatively identified as Eulychnia castanea, found near La Serena,
Tentatively identified as Miqueliopuntia miquelii, found near Vallenar,.
Last Updated March 8, 2002