Culture plant of Discocactus
Photo and description Gerard Uil
hartmanni v. patulifolius HU190
Buining & Brederoo in K.u.a.S. 1974 page 195-197.
Short plant description HU190 in
Diameter of the culture plant is ca. 16 cm.
Plant height with cephalium 8 cm.
The colour of the epidermis is groen.
Number of ribs 16 to 18.
Number of areoles per rib is 9 to 11 on plants with cephalium.
The shape of the areoles is oval.
The number of radial spines 5.
The length of the spines is ca. 1,6 cm.
The shape of the spines is slightly bent and the colour is
The colour of the cephalium is cream/light brown.
The colour of the fruit is light pink.
The position of the stigma is at the primary stamens.
Habitat photo of Discocactus
field number HU190
Photo: Albert Buining
West of the Rio Iguatemi along the Rio Ibaré, Mato Grosso,
Brazil, among shrubs in loamy sand at an altitude of 300 m.
Mato Grosso, Brazil
Guia Rodoviario do Brasil, C-4