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Culture plant of  Discocactus hartmannii ssp bonitoensis
Photo and description
 Günther Königs

Discocactus hartmannii v.bonitoensis HU193

  • Description

    Buining & Brederoo in Discocactus Venlo 1980 page 204


  • Short plantdescription HU193 in culture

    Diameter of the culture plant  is ca. 13 cm. 
    Plant height without cephalium 8 cm. 
    The colour of the epidermis is dark green.
    The number of ribs is 15. 
    Number of areoles per rib is 7 tot 8 on plants with cephalium. 
    The shape of the areoles is round. 
    The number of radial spines is 5 tot 6. 
    De length of the spines is 0,5 to1,5 cm. 
    The shape of the spines is slightly recurved and the colour is yellowish to brown. 
    The colour of the cephalium is cream. 
    The colour of the fruit is white. 
    The position of the stigma is half-way up to the stamens.

  • Remarks

          See remarks on the page D. hartmannii.

  • Literature

    Discocactus hartmannii Braun, KuaS nr. 36 (2) 1985.
    Succulenta 1977 nr.11.


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Habitat photo of Discocactus hartmannii ssp bonitoensis 
field number HU193
Photo: Albert Buining

  • Habitat

    South of  Bonito in the Mato Grosso, Brazil. 

Bonito in Mato Grosso, Brazil
Guia Rodoviario do Brasil, C-3