Culture plant of Discocactus
Photo and description Louis van Criekinge
E. Esteves in: Cact. and Succ. Journal U.S.A. 1979.
Short plant description E87 in culture
Diameter of the culture plant is ca. 20 cm.
Plant height without cephalium is 19 cm.
The colour of the epidermis is gray/olivegreen.
Number of ribs 16.
Number of areoles per rib is 5 on plants without cephalium. The colour
of the cephalium is cream, the older spines are gray.
The shape of the areoles is round.
The number of radial spines is 5 to 6.
The length of the spines is 2 to 2,5 cm.
The shape of the spines is stiff and the colour is yellowish with a