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Cleistocactus brookeae subsp. vulpis-cauda
A shrubby, columnar cactus with slender, arching stems that are branching from the base to 2 m long, armed with flexible, whitish to brownish spines. The spectacular, large flowers are pinkish red. Cleistocactus brookeae subsp. vulpis-cauda is native to dry, interandean valleys in southern Bolivia between 1200 and 1600 m. It is easy to grow in most warm temperate climates.