Cacti from Peru and Guatemala
This page has pictures of the cacti sampled in Peru and Guatmala
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Tentatively identified as Echinopsis pachanoi, found domesticated north of Lima. Called "San Pedro"
a closer look at the unopened flowers
Tetatively identified as Correyocactus brevistylus, found on Nevada Chanchani near Arequipa..
a close up of a young arm
an opened fruit
Tetatively identified as Armatocereus procerus, found near Nazca and a fruit opened by an animal..
The following two cacti were encountered in Guatemala, near San Cristobal Acasaguastlan
Tetatively identified as Pachycereus lepidanthus, notice the whitened, fuzzy ends of the arms
Tetatively identified as Opuntia eichlamii,
Last Updated March 8, 2002