Culture plant of Discocactus hartmannii ssp magnimammus
Photo and description
Piet van der Laken

Discocactus ssp. magnimammus HU324

  • Description

    Discocactus hartmannii var magnimammus Buining & Brederoo 
    in Discocactus Venlo 1980 page 199.


  • Short plant description of HU324 in culture

    Diameter of the culture plant  is ca 14 cm. 
    Plant height without cephalium is 7 cm. 
    The colour of the epidermis is dark green. 
    Number of ribs is 12. 
    Number of areoles per rib is 8. 
    The shape of the areoles is oval. 
    The number of radial spines is 5 to 7. 
    The length of the spines is ca. 1 to 2 cm. 
    The shape of the spines is a little bit bent to the plant and the spines are light amber coloured. 
    The colour of the cephalium is yellowish/white. 
    The colour of the fruit is white.

  • Remarks.

    See remarks on the page of D. hartmannii.


  • Literature

K.u.a.S. 1974 page 242-245. 
Discocactus Venlo 1980 page 199.

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Habitat photo of Discocactus hartmannii ssp magnimammus 
field number HU324
Photo: Albert Buining

  • Habitat

    Near Caracol and Bela Vista, also along the Rio Descalverdo da Caracol in the Mato Grosso at an altitude of ca. 280 m.


Bela Vista in Mato Grosso, Brazil
Guia Rodoviario do Brasil, C-3/4