Echinopsis is a large genus of cacti and now include such old-known names as Pseudolobivia, Lobivia, and Trichocereus. Echinopsis cacti is native to South America. The Echinopsis’s 128 species range from large and treelike types to small globule cacti. They grow on the sides of hills in the crevices of rocks in Bolivia, Brazil, Chili, Peru, Mexico and like sandy or gravelly soil.
Common names: also known as hedgehog cactus, sea-urchin cactus or Easter lily cactus.