“Espostoa” Genus

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Espostoa was named for a Peruvian botanist, Nicolas Esposto. This genus is native to Peru, Bolivia, and Ecuador. Espostoa plants are candle-like that are covered with white hairy spines. Currently, it has sixteen species. A unique characteristic of Espostoa plants is that their fruits are edible, sweet, and juicy. The flowers are cup-shaped, nocturnal, and mostly color white to reddish.

Espostoa Plants On Succulent City

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Espostoa Lanata (The Peruvian Old Man Cactus)

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