“Eriosyce” Genus

Eriosyce Genus image

Eriosyce comes from the Greek word “erion,” meaning “wool,” and “sykon,” meaning “fig.” This genus is native to Chile and Peru. Eriosyce plants are cylindrical and rarely sprout. They have ribbed stems with many spines and yellow to red flowers. Eriosyce’s natural habitat has high altitudes and high concentrations of UV rays. Currently, this genus has thirty-five species.

Eriosyce Plants On Succulent City

Eriosyce Senilis Image
Eriosyce Senilis (Neoporteria Senilis)
Eriosyce Heinrichiana Image
Eriosyce Heinrichiana (Horridocactus Heinrichianus)
Eriosyce Crispa Image
Eriosyce Crispa
Eriosyce Odieri Image
Eriosyce Odieri
Eriosyce Taltalensis Image
Eriosyce Taltalensis


Richard Miller

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