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  Gymnocalycium intertextum
(Syn: G. bodenbenderianum subsp. intertextum)
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Description: Usually solitary
Stems: Green, spherical up to 10 cm in diameter.
Remarks
: Seems to be a pretty variable plant you might get some other names which are effectively the same plant.... and also not sure all plants identified as this are really this.

Cultivation: Summer grower and pretty easy, water regularly in summer, keep rather dry in winter, but can handle excessive water to few water, best for half-shade but grow well in full sun and full shade too (but in full sun turns an uneven brownish red colour).

Propagation: Seeds (seldom produces offsets). Seed Collecting: Permit fruit to ripen, fruit must be significantly overripe before harvesting seed; clean and dry seeds

 

 

 

 


 

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Family: Cactaceae (Cactus Family)

Conservation status: Listed in CITES appendix 2.

Scientific name: Gymnocalycium intertextum Backeberg 1966 ex H. Till, KuaS 38(8): 191, 1987 = ochoterenae, Hunt NCL

Origin: Northern Argentina

Synonyms:

  • G. bodenbenderianum subsp. intertextum (Backeberg ex H. Till) H. Till, In: Gymnocalycium 6(1): 83,1993 = ochoterenae, Hunt NCL
  • Gymnocalycium bodenbenderianum (Hosseus ex Berger 1929) A. W. Hill, In: Index Kewensis Plantarum Phanerogamarum, Suppl. 8: 105, 1933
  • Gymnocalycium bodenbenderianum subsp. intertextum var. moserianum Schuetz ex Till n. inval. In Lukasik, E.: Synonymie rodu Gymnocalycium: 6 (1999)
  • Gymnocalycium bodenbenderianum var. mirandaense (H. Till & W. Till 1991 riojense var.) In: Piltz Samenliste 1998
  • Gymnocalycium bodenbenderianum var. pipanacoense (H. Till & W. Till 1991 riojense var.) In: Piltz Samenliste 1998
  • Gymnocalycium bodenbenderianum var. rubrovariegata In: Katalogname, zit. in Schneekloth-Liste
  • Gymnocalycium intertextum v. moserianum Till, In: Gymnocalycium 2(1): 11, 1989
  • Gymnocalycium moserianum

 

 



 

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