Kaelkitty's Journal: JFC0415 Copiapoa megarhiza var. ? (multicolor)

Initial Notes:

Acquired in a 8cm pot in 1979 as Copiapoa multicolor. Backeberg lists this name as a nomen nudum in Die Kakteen-lexicon in 1966 noting that the plant was believed to have originated with Ritter, BUT there is also KK 1391 from Karel Kníže's collections, with this name potentially linked as a synonym for C. megarhiza v. unknown?. Died in July 1981 from root rot.
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