Maihuenia

 

Maihuenia is a small genus of South-American mat forming primitive cacti that find themselves the only members in the Maihuenioideae subfamily. There are only 2 species that are distributed from the southern Andes to Patagonia.

Species and varieties
Maihuenia patagonica
Maihuenia poeppigii (Chupa Sangre, Espina del Guanaco)
Maihuenia albolanata synonym of Maihuenia patagonica
Maihuenia andicola synonym of Maihuenia patagonica
Maihuenia brachydelphys synonym of Maihuenia patagonica
Maihuenia cumulata synonym of Maihuenia patagonica
Maihuenia latispina synonym of Maihuenia patagonica
Maihuenia philippii synonym of Maihuenia poeppigii (Chupa Sangre, Espina del Guanaco)
Maihuenia tehuelches synonym of Maihuenia patagonica
Maihuenia valentini synonym of Maihuenia patagonica
Maihuenia valentinii synonym of Maihuenia patagonica

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