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Notocactus schlosseri forma cristata
(Syn: Parodia erubescens f. cristata)
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Notocactus schlosseri f. cristata
This is an eye catching  red spiny crest.
 

Description: Stems green densely covered by short, stiff and erect russet to orangish coloured central spines. Radial spines: Whiter, thinner against the body of the cactus.
Flowers: Lemon/yellow yellow to 5 cm in diameter with red stigma in spring.

Notes: Notocactus schlosseri belongs to the N. scopa aggregate and has been Transferred to Parodia in 1997 by David Hunt.

 

Cultivation: This is an easy plant to cultivate. Relatively cold hardy, Sun Exposure: Light shade to full sun but doesn't like full, hot blazing sun in the central summer month.


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Family: Cactaceae (Cactus Family)

Origin: Native to Uruguay.

Scientific name: Notocactus schlosseri forma cristata

Parodia erubescens (Osten) D.R. Hunt
Published in: Cactaceae Consensus Initiatives 4: 6, 1997

Synonyms:

  • Echinocactus erubescens Osten 1941
  • Notocactus erubescens (Osten) Marchesi 1972
  • Notocactus schlosseri Vliet 1974


 

 




 

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