Culture plant of Discocactus
Photo and description Günther Königs
Typical external of D. (diersianus) ssp. goianus
Diers et Esteves in K.u.a.s. 1980 page 73
Short plant description E10 = (BR304) in
Diameter of the culture plant is ca. 11 cm.
Plant height without cephalium 8 cm.
The colour of the epidermis is green.
Number of ribs15.
Number areoles per rib is 6 to 8 on plants with cephalium.
Th shape of the areoles is round.
The number of radial spines is 6 to 7.
The length of the spines is upwards 1 cm, to 5 cm. downwards.
The shape of the radial spines is straight to slightly recurved to the
plant and the colour is brown, the older spines are gray. The colour of the cephalium is cream.