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Frailea castanea

Castanea

Original Publication
Backeberg, Kaktus-ABC 248, 415, 1935

Original Description

Frailea castánea Bckbg. 1935. — Flad Kugle med dybt indsænket Centrum, indtil 15 mm tyk, paa Hjemstedet helt kastaniebrun. 15 Ribber, næppe 1 mm høje, ikke delt i Vorter, lige nedløbende, med skarp Fure (hvor Overhuden er lysere), mørkt blaagrøn i Kultur; langagtige, graa, bittesmaa Areoler. Tornene rødlige som unge, senere sorte med hornfarvede Spidser; Randtornene ikke over 1 mm lange, tilpressede, rettede sidelæns og nedad; 1 Midtertorn. Frugten brunligrød, kugleformet, beklædt med ubetydelige, mørke Børster og brungule Haar. — Uruguay, helt nedsænket i Jorden.

(Latin description with thanks to Wolfgang Gemmrich)
Applanato – globosa, vix ultra 1,5 cm diametro, fere subterranea, apice profunde depressa, costis 15, in tubercula n o n divisis, vix 1 mm altis, rectissimis, obscure glauco – viridibus, sulcis acutis laetioribus; areolis perparvis, oblongo – rotundis, griseo – tomentosis; aculeis primum rubellis postea nigris apice cornu colore, marginalibus ca. 8, maximis 1 mm longis, centrali solitario, omnibus basiscopice incumbentibus; fructu globoso, rufo, setis minimis obscuris et pilis minutis brunneo – griseis vestito. – Uruguay.


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References in Literature

Alweer een artikel over Frailea's. J.J. De Morree, Succulenta (Netherlands) 68(5): 100-103, 1989.
Auf der Suche nach Frailea asterioides. A. F. H. Buining
Blütenfresser in rotblühenden Notokakteen. Norbert Gerloff. Piante Grasse, Volume 30, number 03, juli-september 2010
Cacti and Succulents for the amateur. C. Glass and R. Foster, Cactus and Succulent Journal Vol. XLIII (1): 24, 1971
De genus Frailea Geschiedenis en cultuur. Albert Leroy. Cactussen en Vetplanten, 25e jaargang 2008, no 1.
Fascinating Frailea, Part 1: General impressions. Marlon C Machado. Cactus World (BCSS) Volume 25 No. 1 March 2007
Fascinating Frailea, Part 2: Review of the species from Rio Grande do Sul. Marlon C Machado. Cactus World (BCSS) Volume 25 No. 2 June 2007
FRAILEA PHAEODISCA (Speg.) Speg. A. F. H. Buining. Ashingtonia Volume 1 number 5, March 1974.
Fundortdokumentation. Norbert Gerloff. Internoto 31:4, pages 117-121
Growing fraileas. Angie Money. Cactusworld (BCSS) Volume 26, No. 1 March 2008.
Notocactus buiningii (Buxbaum) F. Ritter im Frühling. Internoto 32(1), 2011: 3-10
Tips für die Haltung der Gattung Frailea. Jiří Kodeš. Kuas 1970, No. 12, pag 231-233.


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