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  Echinofossulocactus sulphureus
(Syn: Stenocactus sulfureus)
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Broad, yellow or brown spines, wavy ribs.

Flowers: Small yellow or pinkish-white with darker midribs funnel-shaped in late summer and last 3-4 days.


Cultivation:  It needs very drained soil and less watering than normal for the genus. Propagation: Seeds (usually) or by the shoots of adult plants (if available). Exposure: Some direct sun, Frost Tolerance -5°C if kept dry.


Propagation:
Nearly always from seed, since the plant rarely produces plantlets.

 

 

 

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Family: Cactaceae (Cactus Family)

Scientific name: Echinofossulocactus sulphureus (or sulfureus) (A. Dietrich) J. Meyrán 1977

Taxonomy: Tribe Cacteae, Subtribe  Echinocactinae

Origin: Mexico (Hidalgo)

Synonyms:

  • Stenocactus sulfureus (A. Dietrich)Bravo 1982,
  • Echinocactus sulfureus A. Dietrich 1845
 


 



 

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