Culture plant of Discocactus nigrisaetosus
Photo and description Piet van der
Buining & Brederoo in Discocactus Venlo 1980
Short plant description HU 448 in
Diameter of the culture plant is ca. 12 cm.
Plant height without cephalium 7 cm.
The colour of the epidermis is green.
Number of ribs is 11.
Number of areoles per rib is 6 on plants with cephalium.
The shape of the areoles is oval to round.
The number of spines is 5 to 6.
The length of the spines is upwards to 1.5 cm. and downwards to 4 cm.
of the spines is slightly recurved to the plant and the colour is
The colour of the cephalium is grayish/white.
The colour of the fruit is white.
The position of the stigma is at the top of the stamens.
Habitat photo of Discocactus
field number HU448
Photo: Albert Buining
Near Porto Novo, Bahia, Brazil west of the Rio San Francisco
on the so-called "Tabolairo"in loamy soil, in densely wooded area at
an altitude of about 450 m.
Porto Novo in Bahia, Brazil
Guia Rodoviario do Brasil, B-3