Turbinicarpus schmiedickeanus ssp gracilis

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Turbinicarpus schmiedickeanus ssp gracilis

Synonyms- Turbinicarpus gracilis, Turbinicarpus schmiedickeanus ssp gracilis,

                  Neolloydia schmiedickeanus ssp gracilis, Pediocactus schmiedickeanus v gracilis.


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

   Root- Taproot.

   Tubercles- Round.

   Spines- Radials- None.

               Centrals- 1-3 thin papery grey with brown tip, 15-20mm long.

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

   Fruits- Green-brown.

Distribution- Aramberri in the state of Nuevo Leon (Mexico). Altitude 1200-1300m.


This species is easy to cultivate but care with watering to avoid abnormal growth.


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