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Culture plant of  Discocactus rapirhizus 
Photo and description Gerard Uil

Discocactus rapirhizus HU200

  • Description

Buining & Brederoo ASHINGTONIA Voll.11 nr. 3 page 44-47 nov.1957

  • Short plant description HU 200 in culture

Diameter of the culture plant is ca. 9,5 cm. Plant height without cephalium is 6 cm.The colour of the epidermis is gray/green. Number of ribs ca. 15. The number of areoles per rib is 6 on plants with cephalium. The shape of the areoles is oval. The number of radial spines is 6. The length of the spines is 1 to 2 cm, the longest spine downwards.  The shape of the spines is recurved downwards to the plant and horn coloured.  The colour of the cephalium is light red/brown on older plants with brown bristles.  The colour of the fruit is white/pink.  The position of the stigma is at the top of the stamens.


  • Remarks

A small gray/green flat plant. The plant rarely makes offsets.

  • Literature

    ASHINGTONIA 1975 s. 25-27
    DISCO 1980 S.194

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Habitat photo of Discocactus rapirhizus 
field number HU200
Photo: Albert Buining

  • Habaitat

    Out of Posse after 7 km. in the direction of RODOVIANA and then after 17 km. on the border area of GOIAS en BAHIA

POSSE in GOIAS, Brazil 
Guia Rodoviario do Brasil, D-6