Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00079399
Taxon: Eriosyce subgibbosa var. nigrihorrida (Backeb.) Katt.
Family: Cactaceae
Determiner: Fred Kattermann
Collector: Kris Schloemer      
Date: 2014-04-24
Additional Collectors: Diane Steele
Locality: Chile, Coquimbo, Elqui Province, Grown in cultivation at Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix, N 33 deg 27' 33'', W 111 deg 56' 35'', 1200 ft., 366 m: Not accessioned at time of label printing; originally received as part of the Kattermann collection March 2014 as a plant of known wild origin collected by Fred Kattermann 474, October 1984, from Chile, Coquimbo, Elqui Province, Panuelas.
-29.932617  -71.264008
Verbatim Coordinates: 29° 55' 57.42" S 71° 15' 50.43" W
Elevation: 30 meters (98ft)
Description: Plant height 4", width 3.5"; stem globose, green; rib count 14; radial spines about 15, tan with darker tips; central spine 1, tan with darker tip, note spines range from dark brown on top of stem to tan in middle to gray at base; flowers collected late morning, diameter 48-51 mm, length 48-49 mm, outer perianth green or pink with bright pink tips, inner perianth white at base to bright pink at tops, inner tepal length 20-30 mm, width 3-5 mm; stigma lobe number 7-8, pink; style white at base to light pink to dark pink at top; filaments cream; anthers yellow.
Reproductive Condition: Flowers
Occurrence Remarks: Cactus Voucher Project
Cultivation Status: Cultivated
Specimen Images
Record Id: 47e9b7da-537c-4b3c-87fd-8c58c2dcae52
Occurrence ID (GUID): 47e9b7da-537c-4b3c-87fd-8c58c2dcae52
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Andrew Salywon (
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