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Discocactus heptacanthus


Common Name(s):
Synonym(s): Melacocarpus heptacanthus, Echinocactus hartmannii, Discocactus hartmannii, Discocactus paranaensis, Discocactus boliviensis, Discocactus catingicola, Discocactus magnimammus, Discocactus mamillosus, Discocactus patulifolius, Discocactus griseus, Discocactus pachythele, Discocactus rapirhizus, Discocactus semicampaniflorus, Discocactus silicicola, Discocactus flavispinus, Discocactus melanochlorus, Discocactus nigrisaetosus, Discocactus spinosior, Discocactus squamibaccatus, Discocactus magnimammus, Discocactus silvaticus, Discocactus estevesii, Discocactus diersianus, Discocactus cangaensis, Discocactus goianus, Discocactus subterraneo-proliferans, Discocactus lindaianus, Discocactus prominentigibbus, Discocactus crassispinus, Discocactus hartmannii, Discocactus cephaliaciculosus, Discocactus piauiensis, Discocactus squamibaccatus
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Trichocereeae
Distribution: Chuquisaca, Santa Cruz, Tarija - Bolivia : Bahia, Goias, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais - Brazil : Alto Paraguay, Alto Parana, Amambay, Boqueron, Caaguazu, Caazapa, Canindeyu, Central (Departemento), Concepcion, Cordillera, Guaira, Itapua, Misiones (Departamento), Neembucu, Paraguari, Presidente Hayes, San Pedro - Paraguay (South America)
Habit: Globose-Flattened
Flower: WhiteEncounterability: Common Locally in Some Areas
Species Notes: This species is listed in Appendix I of CITES.
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Discocactus heptacanthus
D. heptacanthus
Picture taken at: Larry Nichols Personal Collection, Westminster, CA

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Discocactus heptacanthus
D. heptacanthus
Picture taken at: CSSA Show at Huntington Library and Gardens, San Marino, CA

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Discocactus heptacanthus
D. heptacanthus
Picture taken at: Alex's Private Collection

Photographer: Alexander Arzberger

Discocactus heptacanthus subsp. goianus


Common Name(s):
Synonym(s): Discocactus diersianus, Discocactus cephaliaciculosus, Discocactus cephaliaciculosus nudicephalus, Discocactus goianus, Discocactus diersianus goianus, Discocactus lindanus, Discocactus lindaianus
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Trichocereeae
Distribution: Goias - Brazil (South America)
Habit: Globose-Flattened
Flower: WhiteEncounterability: Rare
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Discocactus heptacanthus subsp. giganteus


Common Name(s):
Synonym(s): Echinocactus hartmannii, Discocactus hartmannii, Discocactus hartmannii giganteus, Discocactus magnimammus, Discocactus hartmannii magnimammus, Discocactus heptacanthus magnimammus, Discocactus magnimammus bonitoensis, Discocactus mamillosus, Discocactus pachythele, Discocactus patulifolius, Discocactus hartmannii patulifolius, Discocactus hartmannii setosiflorus
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Trichocereeae
Distribution: Goias, Mato Grosso do Sul - Brazil (South America)
Habit: Globose-Flattened
Flower: WhiteEncounterability: Extremely Rare
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Discocactus heptacanthus subsp. catingicola


Common Name(s):
Synonym(s): Discocactus catingicola, Discocactus cangaensis, Discocactus crassispinus, Discocactus crassispinus araguaiensis, Discocactus estevesii, Discocactus griseus, Discocactus catingicola griseus, Discocactus nigrisaetosus, Discocactus piauiensis, Discocactus prominentigibbus, Discocactus rapirhizus, Discocactus catingicola rapirhizus, Discocactus silicicola, Discocactus silvaticus, Discocactus spinosior
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Trichocereeae
Distribution: Bahia - Brazil (South America)
Habit: Globose-Flattened
Flower: WhiteEncounterability: Extremely Rare
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Discocactus heptacanthus
D. heptacanthus subsp. catingicola
Picture taken at: Goias, Brazil

Photographer: Adilson Peres
Discocactus heptacanthus
D. heptacanthus subsp. catingicola
Picture taken at: Goias, Brazil

Photographer: Adilson Peres
Discocactus heptacanthus
D. heptacanthus subsp. catingicola
Picture taken at: Goias, Brazil

Photographer: Adilson Peres
Discocactus heptacanthus
D. heptacanthus subsp. catingicola
Picture taken at: Goias, Brazil

Photographer: Adilson Peres
Discocactus heptacanthus
D. heptacanthus subsp. catingicola
Picture taken at: Goias, Brazil

Photographer: Adilson Peres
Discocactus heptacanthus
D. heptacanthus subsp. catingicola
Picture taken at: Goias, Brazil

Photographer: Adilson Peres
Discocactus heptacanthus
D. heptacanthus subsp. catingicola
Picture taken at: Goias, Brazil

Photographer: Adilson Peres
Discocactus heptacanthus
D. heptacanthus subsp. catingicola
Picture taken at: Goias, Brazil

Photographer: Adilson Peres
Discocactus heptacanthus
D. heptacanthus subsp. catingicola
Picture taken at: Goias, Brazil

Photographer: Adilson Peres
Discocactus heptacanthus
D. heptacanthus subsp. catingicola
Picture taken at: Goias, Brazil

Photographer: Adilson Peres
Discocactus heptacanthus
D. heptacanthus subsp. catingicola
Picture taken at: Goias, Brazil

Photographer: Adilson Peres
Discocactus heptacanthus
D. heptacanthus subsp. catingicola
Picture taken at: Goias, Brazil

Photographer: Adilson Peres
Discocactus heptacanthus
D. heptacanthus subsp. catingicola
Picture taken at: Goias, Brazil

Photographer: Adilson Peres
Discocactus heptacanthus
D. heptacanthus subsp. catingicola
Picture taken at: Goias, Brazil

Photographer: Adilson Peres
Discocactus heptacanthus
D. heptacanthus subsp. catingicola
Picture taken at: Goias, Brazil

Photographer: Adilson Peres
Discocactus heptacanthus
D. heptacanthus subsp. catingicola
Picture taken at: Goias, Brazil

Photographer: Adilson Peres
Discocactus heptacanthus
D. heptacanthus subsp. catingicola
Picture taken at: Goias, Brazil

Photographer: Adilson Peres
Discocactus heptacanthus
D. heptacanthus subsp. catingicola
Picture taken at: Goias, Brazil

Photographer: Adilson Peres
Discocactus heptacanthus
D. heptacanthus subsp. catingicola
Picture taken at: Goias, Brazil

Photographer: Adilson Peres
Discocactus heptacanthus
D. heptacanthus subsp. catingicola
Picture taken at: Goias, Brazil

Photographer: Adilson Peres
Discocactus heptacanthus
D. heptacanthus subsp. catingicola
Picture taken at: Goias, Brazil

Photographer: Adilson Peres
Discocactus heptacanthus
D. heptacanthus subsp. catingicola
Picture taken at: Goias, Brazil

Photographer: Adilson Peres
Discocactus heptacanthus
D. heptacanthus subsp. catingicola
Picture taken at: Goias, Brazil

Photographer: Adilson Peres
Discocactus heptacanthus
D. heptacanthus subsp. catingicola
Picture taken at: Goias, Brazil

Photographer: Adilson Peres

Discocactus heptacanthus var. magnimammus


Common Name(s):
Synonym(s): Discocactus hartmannii magnimammus , Discocactus hartmannii
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Trichocereeae
Distribution: Mato Grosso do Sul - Brazil (South America)
Habit: Globose-Flattened
Flower: WhiteEncounterability: Rare
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Discocactus heptacanthus
D. heptacanthus var. magnimammus
Picture taken at: Private Collection

Photographer: A Cactus Grower

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