Echinopsis Hybrid 'Chico Mendes'
Specimen Size: 3" tall and 3" wide with buds/blooms.
The actual plants offered are the ones in the last two pictures .
This Echinopsis hybrid was named by Bob Schick after Chico Mendes the Brazilian conservationist, who was killed by greedy ranchers for his dedication to preventing destruction of the rain forests. Born as Francisco Alves Mendes Filho, but better known as Chico Mendes. Chico Mendes was a Brazilian rubber tapper, trade union leader and environmentalist.