Maihuenia poeppigii is a low-growing cactus that forms dense cushions of cylindrical much-branched stems with white spines and needle …
Maihuenia is a genus of cactus and the sole genus of the subfamily Maihuenioideae, which is the smallest subfamily of the Cactaceae. The genus comprises two cushion-forming, mucilaginous species. They are found at high elevation habitats of Andean Argentina and Chile.
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