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Gymnocalycium saglionis | by Gabriel Paladino Photography
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Gymnocalycium saglionis

• Giant Chin Cactus

 

Scientific classification

Kingdom:Plantae

(unranked):Angiosperms

(unranked):Eudicots

(unranked):Core eudicots

Order:Caryophyllales

Family:Cactaceae

Subfamily:Cactoideae

Tribe:Trichocereeae

Genus:Gymnocalycium

Species:G. saglionis

 

Origin: Gymnocalycium saglionis has a wide range and is locally abundant in Argentina (Jujuy, Catamarca, La Rioja, Salta, San Juan, Tucumán). It was Originally found in Dept. Trancas, ca. 12 km al norte de Tapia en la ruta 9 a Vipos, 700 m, Tucumán.

 

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Taken on November 21, 2020