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Cacti Genus astrophytum




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Astrophytum capricorne


Common Name(s): Bishop's Cap, Bishop's Hat, Goat's Horn
Synonym(s): Echinocactus capricornis, Astrophytum senile
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Distribution: Chihuahua, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Zacatecas - Mexico (North America)
Habit: Globose
Flower: YellowEncounterability: Common Worldwide
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Astrophytum capricorne
A. capricorne
Picture taken at: Daiv Freeman's Private Collection

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Astrophytum capricorne
A. capricorne
Picture taken at: Daiv Freeman's Private Collection

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Astrophytum capricorne
A. capricorne
Picture taken at: Cal Cactus, Bonsall, CA

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Astrophytum capricorne
A. capricorne
Picture taken at: CSSA Show at Huntington Library and Gardens, San Marino, CA

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Astrophytum capricorne
A. capricorne
Picture taken at: Daiv Freeman's Private Collection

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Astrophytum capricorne
A. capricorne
Picture taken at: Daiv Freeman's Private Collection

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Astrophytum capricorne
A. capricorne
Picture taken at: Daiv Freeman's Private Collection

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Astrophytum capricorne
A. capricorne
Picture taken at: Daiv Freeman's Private Collection

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Astrophytum capricorne
A. capricorne
Picture taken at: Gerard Ardisson's Private Collection

Photographer: Gerard Ardisson

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Astrophytum capricorne var. niveum


Common Name(s): Bishop's Cap, Bishop's Hat, Goat's Horn
Synonym(s): Echinocactus capricornis, Astrophytum senile
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Distribution: Chihuahua, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Zacatecas - Mexico (North America)
Habit: Globose
Flower: YellowEncounterability: Unusual in Collections
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Astrophytum capricorne
A. capricorne var. niveum
Picture taken at: John Senior's Private Collection, Howell, NJ

Photographer: John Senior
Astrophytum capricorne
A. capricorne var. niveum
Picture taken at: John Senior's Private Collection, Howell, NJ

Photographer: John Senior
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Astrophytum capricorne var. minor


Common Name(s): Bishop's Cap, Bishop's Hat, Goat's Horn
Synonym(s): Echinocactus capricornis, Astrophytum senile
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Distribution: Chihuahua, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Zacatecas - Mexico (North America)
Habit: Globose
Flower: YellowEncounterability: Unusual in Collections
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Astrophytum capricorne
A. capricorne var. minor
Picture taken at: John Senior's Private Collection, Howell, NJ

Photographer: John Senior
Astrophytum capricorne
A. capricorne var. minor
Picture taken at: Private Collection

Photographer: Joel Lode

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Astrophytum capricorne var. aureum


Common Name(s): Bishop's Cap, Bishop's Hat, Goat's Horn
Synonym(s): Astrophytum senile aureum
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Distribution: Chihuahua, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Zacatecas - Mexico (North America)
Habit: Globose
Flower: YellowEncounterability: Rare
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Astrophytum capricorne
A. capricorne var. aureum
Picture taken at: Juergen Menzel's Private Collection

Photographer: Juergen Menzel
Astrophytum capricorne
A. capricorne var. aureum
Picture taken at: North of El Pilar, Coahuila, Mexico

Photographer: Juergen Menzel
Astrophytum capricorne
A. capricorne var. aureum
Picture taken at: North of El Pilar, Coahuila, Mexico

Photographer: Juergen Menzel

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