- Flower nameEchinopsis chamaecereus
- Scientific nameEchinopsis chamaecereus
- AliasEchinopsis chamaecereus, 白檀, エキノプシス・カマエケレウス, ピーナッツ・カクタス, Peanut cactus
- Place of originnorthwestern part of Argentina
- Place of floweringPotted flower, Ornamental plants
- Flowering seasonMay, June, July
What is Echinopsis chamaecereus
Echinopsis chamaecereus or peanut cactus, (scientific name: Echinopsis chamaecereus) is a dwarf evergreen herb from the northwestern part of Argentina. It is a kind of succulent plant / cactus. It is a cactus that forms a mat shape by gathering light green finger-sized stems. A large number of white hairs come out from a string or columnar stem. From spring to summer, flowers of about 15 cm in diameter will bloom in vermilion. It is different from sandalwood with a fragrant tree.
Common name: sandalwood, scientific name: Echinopsis chamaecereus, synonym: Chamaecereus silvestrii, Lobivia silvestrii, aka: Echinopsis chamaecereus, peanut cactus, Origin: northwestern Argentina, stem height: 10-15 cm, stem diameter: 1-1.2 cm, stem length: 15 cm, flower color: vermilion, flower diameter: 4-5 cm, flowering period : May to July.