Eriosyce aspillagae (Söhrens) Katt.



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Echinocactus aspillagae Söhrens; Neoporteria aspillagae


Conservation Status


IUCN RedList status: Endangered





Biology & Ecology










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Kattermann, F. 1994b. Eriosyce. Succ. PI. Res., vol. 1.

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Walter, Kerry S. and Gillett, Harriet J. (eds.). (1998). 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. Compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Gland, Switzerland & Cambridge, UK: IUCN – The World Conservation Union. lxiv + 862 pp.

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