LOBIVIA SPECIES KNOWN AS ECHINOPSIS NOW.
Lots of collectors still use the old name. prefer to echinopsis.
Family names absorb into Echinopsis,
- Acantholobivia, Acanthopetalus, Andenea, Aureilobivia, Chamaecereus, Chamaelobivia, Cinnabarinea,
- Echinolobivia, Echinonyctanthus, Furiolobivia, Helianthocereus, Heterolobivia, Hymenorebulobivia, Hymenorebutia, Leucostele, Lobirebutia, Lobivia, Lobiviopsis, Megalobivia, Mesechinopsis, Neolobivia, Pilopsis, Pseudolobivia, Rebulobivia, Salpingolobivia, Scoparebutia, Setiechinopsis, Soehrensia, Trichocereus
Native to South America, they are known as hedgehog cactus, Sea-urchin cactus, or Easter lily cactus. Some are known as peanut cactus. The 128 species range from large and treelike types to small flattened-globose cacti. The flowers are quite large in size and form a tube stem before opening. They like full sun but require afternoon shade from the hot weather. Don’t over water as they like to keep dry and well drained soil is required.