Neoraimondia arequipensis Backeb.
- Common Name:
- Family: Cactaceae Juss.
- Country of Origin: Peru
- Habitat: montane desert regions
- Description: Areoles [short shoots] grow and produce flowers for many years.
- Uses: This plant is used as an ingredient in the ceremonial drink "cimora." The spines were at one time used to make fishhooks and weaving combs.
- Accession # 200201700
- Source: Plant - Mesa Gardens
- Provenance: OST84055 Chillon River Valley, 750m - Peru
- Accession Date: 05-06-2002
- Bench: 2215 - XER:Atacama-Sechura/Andean Deserts
- Currently: active - healthy
- Qty: 1 confirmed on 05-04-2022
- CITES Appendix II Listed Plant
- Division: Magnoliophyta
- Class: Magnoliopsida
- SubClass: core eudicots
- Order: Caryophyllales
- Family: Cactaceae
- SubFamily: Cactoideae
- Tribe: Phyllocacteae
- SubTribe: Corryocactinae
- EEB Greenhouse Holdings native to: Peru
- The Plant List (2010). Version 1. Published on the Internet; http://www.theplantlist.org/ (accessed 29 October 2013).
- Neoraimondia arequipensis. (2011, June 26). Wikispecies, . Retrieved 14:55, October 29, 2013
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