Turbinicarpus pseudomacrochele ssp krainzianus

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Turbinicarpus pseudomacrochele ssp krainzianus

Synonyms- Pediocactus pseudomacrochele ssp krainzianus, Neolloydia krainziana.


   Body- Solitary occasionally clustering , globular cylindrical, 20-40mm high 25-35mm wide darker green to


   Root- Taproot.

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

   Spines- Radials- 3-5 yellowish-brown becoming greyish mostly erect bristly and twisted 15-30mm long.

               Centrals- None.

   Flowers- Yellowish-green to magenta 25mm long, 20mm wide.

   Fruits- Green almost round 4-6mm diameter.

Distribution- Can be 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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