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  Echinofossulocactus albatus
(Syn: E. vaupelianus) forma cristata
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This is a lovely fasciation of  E. albatus, whit  small  bristle-like, silky and almost transparent spines.

Cultivation:  Small growing and easy to to care in normal and very drained  cactus compost and very willing to flower, Because of its small size makes a great potted plant specimen, great for beginning collectors, water sparingly and allow to dry between watering, needs good drainage. Watering should be curtailed during the winter months. Full sun but is tolerant and prefers light shade during the hot Summer months. And provide very good ventilation. Frost Tolerance: does not tolerate intense or prolonged cold (hardy to  -5C if kept dry

Propagation: Grafting.

Conspecific taxa, varieties, forms an cultivars:

Family: Cactaceae (Cactus Family)

Scientific name:  Echinofossulocactus vaupelianus (Werdermann) H. C. Whitmore 1934
forma cristata

Origin Garden origin ( produced cultivar)

Conservation status: Listed in CITES appendix 2.

Synonyms:

  • Echinofossulocactus vaupelianus (Werdermann) H. C. Whitmore 1934
  • Stenocactus vaupelianus (Werdermann) F. M. Knuth 1935, (Mexico)
  • Echinocactus vaupelianus Werdermann 1931
  • Echinofossulocactus vaupelianus  (Werdermann) Tieg. and Oehme
  • Ferocactus vaupelianus (Werdermann) N. P. Taylor 1980
  • Echinofossulocactus albatus (A. Dietrich) Britton et Rose 1922
  • Echinocactus albatus A. Dietrich 1846
  • Stenocactus albatus (A. Dietrich) F. M. Knuth 1935
  • Brittonrosea albata,
  • Stenocactus rectispinus
 




 

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