Culture plant of  Discocactus lindaianus
Photo and description
Piet van der Laken

Discocactus lindaianus E1

  • Description

    Diers et Esteves in Cact. and Succ. Journal Vol 53(2) page 56-60.


  • Short plant description E1 in culture

    Diameter of the culture plant is ca. 9 cm. 
    Plant height without cephalium 6 cm. 
    The colour of the epidermis is shiny green.
    The number of ribs is 12. 
    The number of areoles per rib is 4 to 5 on plants with cephalium. 
    The shape of the areoles is round. 
    The number of radial spines is 6 to 8. 
    The length of the spines  is 1 to 2,5 cm. 
    The shape of the spines is mostly straight and the colour is amberlike. 
    The colour of the cephalium is white. 
    The colour of the fruit is white. 
    The position of the stigma is half-way up the secundairy stamens.

  • Remarks

    'Lindaianus' is derived from Lindevalda Borges Pereira the lady of  E. Esteves Pereira. 


  • Literature

Cact. and Succ. Journal USA vol. 53(2) page 56-60 

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Habitat plant of Discocactus lindaianus 
field number  BR578
Photo: Pierre Braun

  • Habitat

    In the north part of Goias. We don't know the exact growth area.

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