Turbinicarpus schmiedickeanus ssp schwarzii

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Turbinicarpus schmiedickeanus ssp schwarzii

Synonyms- Turbinicarpus schwarzii, Strombocactus schwarzii, Pediocactus schmiedickeanus var schwarzii,

                  Turbinicarpus schmiedickeanus ssp klinkerianus f schwarzii,


   Body- Solitary, flattened globular, 5-15mm high 40-50mm wide pale green to greenish-blue to


   Root- Taproot.

   Tubercles- Rounded with rhomboidal base.

   Spines- Radials- None.

               Centrals- 1-2 very papery yellow-grey 20-25mm long.

   Flowers- White with brownish midribs 30mm long, 35mm wide.

   Fruits- Greenish to brown.

Distribution- Guadalcazar in the state of San Lois Potosi (Mexico). Altitude 1500m.


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


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