Culture plant of Discocactus subterranea-proliferans
Photo and description Piet van der Laken
Diers & Esteves K.u.a.S. 1980 page 266-271.
Short plant description E12 in culture
Diameter of the culture plant is ca. 10 cm.
Plantheight without cephalium 8 cm.
The colour of the epidermis is green to brown/green.
Number of ribs is 10 to 12.
The number of areoles per rib is 5 to 7.
The shape of the areoles is oval to round.
The number of radial spines is 5 to 7.
The length of the spines is 0.5 to 1.5 cm.
The shape of the spines is slightly bent to the plant and the colour
is light brown with a dark tip.