Echinopsis minuana Spegazzini 1905

Plants usually solitary, sometimes branching basally. Stems cylindrical, 50-80 cm (20-31 in) high, 14-15 cm (5.5-5.9 in) in diameter. Ribs 12, straight, slightly wavy. Spines straight, dark to light brown. Central spine one, stout, swollen basally, 5-6 cm (2-2.4 in) long. Radial spines 4-7,2-3 cm (0.8-1.2 in) long. Flowers white, to 20 cm (7.9 in) long. Fruits subglo-bose, greenish red, to 4.5 cm (1.8 in) long. Distribution: eastern Argentina.

Echinopsis mirabilis Spegazzini 1905 Setiechinopsis mirabilis (Spegazzini) Backeberg ex De Haas 1940

Plants solitary, cylindrical, dull yellowish green, 12-15 cm (4.7-5.9 in) high, to 2 cm (0.8 in) in diameter. Ribs 11, slightly wavy. Central spine one, erect, straight, 1-1.5 cm (0.4-0.6 in) long. Radial spines 9-14, slender, straight. Flowers borne near the stem tips, narrowly funnelform, white, 11-12 cm (4.3-4.7 in) long. Fruits 3.5-4 cm (1.4-1.6 in) long, 5-6 cm (2-2.4 in) in diameter. Distribution: Santiago del Estero, Argentina.

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