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Culture plant of Discocactus patulifolius
Photo and description
Gerard Uil

Discocactus hartmanni v. patulifolius HU190

  • Description

    Buining & Brederoo in K.u.a.S. 1974 page 195-197.


  • Short plant description HU190 in culture

    Diameter of the culture plant is ca. 16 cm. 
    Plant height with cephalium 8 cm. 
    The colour of the epidermis is groen. 
    Number of ribs 16 to 18. 
    Number of areoles per rib is 9 to 11 on plants with cephalium. 
    The shape of the areoles is oval. 
    The number of radial spines 5. 
    The length of the spines is ca. 1,6 cm. 
    The shape of the spines  is slightly bent and the colour is yellow/brown.
    The colour of the cephalium is cream/light brown. 
    The colour of the fruit is light pink.
    The position of the stigma is at the primary stamens.

  • Literature

    Discocactus Venlo 1980 page 111. 
    K.u.a.S. 1974 page 195-197.


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Habitat photo of Discocactus patulifolius 
field number  HU190
Photo: Albert Buining

  • Habitat

    West of the Rio Iguatemi  along the Rio Ibaré, Mato Grosso, Brazil, among shrubs in loamy sand at an altitude of 300 m.

 Mato Grosso, Brazil
Guia Rodoviario do Brasil, C-4