Turbinicarpus pseudomacrochele ssp psuedomacrochele

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Turbinicarpus pseudomacrochele ssp pseudomacrochele

Synonyms- Pediocactus pseudomacrochele, Neolloydia pseudomacrochele, Toumeya pseudomacrochele,

                 Strombocactus pseudomacrochele,


   Body- Solitary occasionally clustering , globular depressed, wide pale green.

   Root- Taproot.

   Tubercles- Low and rounded conical 3-5mm long.

   Spines- Radials- 6-10 grey-brown becoming greyish mostly erect bristly and twisted 20mm long.

               Centrals- None.

   Flowers- White with rose coloured midveins 25mm long, 35mm wide.

   Fruits- Brown-magenta.

Distribution- Found in the states of Queretaro, Hidalgo (Mexico).


This species is fairly robust, fast and fairly easy to grow. Requires full sun and careful watering to keep plant compact.


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