Austrocylindropuntia

 

Austrocylindropuntia contains cacti that have been considered part of Opuntia. Eleven species are now accepted in this genus, coming from South America Andes area (Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru).

They have tuberous roots and cylindrical stems. Some species have persistent cylindrical leaves.

They are easily propagated by cuttings.

Species and varieties
Austrocylindropuntia cylindrica
Austrocylindropuntia cylindrica Crest
Austrocylindropuntia floccosa
Austrocylindropuntia hirschii
Austrocylindropuntia lagopus
Austrocylindropuntia pachypus
Austrocylindropuntia punta-caillan
Austrocylindropuntia salmiana
Austrocylindropuntia shaferi
Austrocylindropuntia subulata (Eve's Needle, Cane Cholla)
Austrocylindropuntia verschaffeltii
Austrocylindropuntia vestita
Austrocylindropuntia yanganucensis
Austrocylindropuntia albiflora synonym of Austrocylindropuntia salmiana
Austrocylindropuntia chuquisacana synonym of Austrocylindropuntia vestita
Austrocylindropuntia clavarioides synonym of Maihueniopsis clavarioides
Austrocylindropuntia colubrina synonym of Opuntia colubrina
Austrocylindropuntia exaltata synonym of Austrocylindropuntia subulata (Eve's Needle, Cane Cholla)
Austrocylindropuntia haematacantha synonym of Austrocylindropuntia verschaffeltii
Austrocylindropuntia humahuacana synonym of Austrocylindropuntia shaferi
Austrocylindropuntia hypsophila synonym of Austrocylindropuntia verschaffeltii
Austrocylindropuntia inarmata synonym of Austrocylindropuntia verschaffeltii
Austrocylindropuntia intermedia synonym of Austrocylindropuntia cylindrica
Austrocylindropuntia ipatiana synonym of Austrocylindropuntia salmiana
Austrocylindropuntia lagopus synonym of Austrocylindropuntia floccosa
Austrocylindropuntia lauliacoana synonym of Austrocylindropuntia floccosa
Austrocylindropuntia machacana synonym of Austrocylindropuntia floccosa
Austrocylindropuntia malyana synonym of Austrocylindropuntia lagopus
Austrocylindropuntia miquelii synonym of Miqueliopuntia miquelii
Austrocylindropuntia salmiana synonym of Austrocylindropuntia salmiana
Austrocylindropuntia salmiana var. albiflora synonym of Austrocylindropuntia salmiana
Austrocylindropuntia schickendantzii synonym of Opuntia schickendantzii
Austrocylindropuntia shaferi var. humahuacana synonym of Austrocylindropuntia shaferi
Austrocylindropuntia steiniana synonym of Austrocylindropuntia verschaffeltii
Austrocylindropuntia tephrocactoides synonym of Austrocylindropuntia floccosa
Austrocylindropuntia teres synonym of Austrocylindropuntia vestita
Austrocylindropuntia verschaffeltii var. hypsophila synonym of Austrocylindropuntia verschaffeltii
Austrocylindropuntia vestita var. shaferi synonym of Austrocylindropuntia shaferi
Austrocylindropuntia weingartiana synonym of Austrocylindropuntia shaferi

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