Culture plant of Discocactus spinosior
Photo and description P.van der Laken
Buining & Brederoo in Discocactus Venlo 1980 page 146.
Short plant description HU 205A in
Diameter of the culture plant is ca. 12 cm.
Plant height without cephalium 8 cm.
The colour of the epidermis is green.
Number of ribs is 12.
Number of areoles per rib is 7 on plants with cephalium.
The shape of the areoles is round.
The number of radial spines is 5, now and then 7.
De length of spines is 1,5 to 2 cm.
The shape of the spines is slightly recurved backwards, the colour is
gray; young spines are light brown.
The colour of the cephalium is nearly white.
The colour of the fruit is white.
The position of the stigma is at the top of the stamens.
Discocactus Venlo 1980 page146.
Succulenta 1977 nr. 11.
Habitat photo of Discocactus
field number HU205A
Photo: Albert Buining
Barreiras in Bahia, Brazil
Guia Rodoviario do Brasil, B-3