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Genus: Coryphantha [ Cactaceae ]

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Epitelantha echinoidea SB26 central spines
Coryphantha echinoidea

The genus name  "Coryphantha " derives from the Greek words “Koryphe” meaning "summit,  apex, top", and “anthos” meaning  "flower"   


( The genus name implies: "flowers on the (stem) apex").


For example: Coryphantha echinoidea


 

 

 

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