Turbinicarpus schmiedickeanus ssp schmiedickeanus

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Turbinicarpus schmiedickeanus ssp schmiedickeanus

Synonyms- Echinocactus schmiedickeanus, Strombocactus schmiedickeanus, Toumeya schmiedickeanus,

                  Neolloydia schmiedickeanus, Pediocactus schmiedickeanus.


   Body- Solitary globular depressed, 30mm high 30-40mm wide dull green.

   Root- Taproot.

   Tubercles- Pyramidal, rhomboid at the base.

   Spines- Radials- None.

               Centrals- 2 very papery grey-brown very twisted, 20mm long.

   Flowers- Apical funnel shaped white with magenta midstripe 25mm wide.

   Fruits- Brown.

Distribution- La Perdida in the municipality of Miquihuana in the state of Tamaulipas (Mexico).

              Altitude 1200m.


This species is easy to cultivate but slow growing. Very yearly flowering. Requires full sun and careful watering to keep plant compact.


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