Turbinicarpus rioverdensis

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Turbinicarpus rioverdensis

Synonyms- Pediocactus rioverdensis.


   Body- Solitary, depressed globular, 15mm high 35mm wide light green.

   Root- Taproot.

   Tubercles- Low rhomboidal.

   Spines- Radials- 1-3 papery twisted greyish, to 12mm long.

               Centrals- None.

   Flowers- White 25mm long.

   Fruits- Brown 7mm long 5mm wide.

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


This species is fairly easy to grow but does have a tendency to split if over watered. Requires full sun and careful watering to keep plant compact.


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