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Escobaria dasyacantha subsp. dasyacantha


Common Name(s): Cob Cactus, Dense Cory-Cactus
Synonym(s): Escobaria dasyacantha, Mammillaria dasyacantha, Coryphantha dasyacantha, Escobaria chaffeyi
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Distribution: Chihuahua, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Zacatecas - Mexico : New Mexico, Texas - United States (North America)
Habit: Globose
Flower: Brown, PinkEncounterability: Unusual in Collections
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Escobaria dasyacantha
E. dasyacantha subsp. dasyacantha
Picture taken at: Süleyman Demir's Private Collection in Ankara, Turkey

Photographer: Süleyman

Escobaria dasyacantha subsp. chaffeyi


Common Name(s): Cob Cactus, Dense Cory-Cactus
Synonym(s): Mammillaria dasyacantha, Coryphantha dasyacantha, Escobaria chaffeyi
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Distribution: Zacatecas - Mexico (North America)
Habit: Globose
Flower: Brown, PinkEncounterability: Unusual in Collections
Original Description: The Cactaceae 4 p.56 - Britton & Rose (1920)
Short-cylindric, 6 to 12 cm long by 5 to 6 cm in diameter, almost covered by the numerous white spines; tubercles rather short, light green, with a narrow groove above; radial spines numerous, spreading bristly; central spines several, a little shorter than the radials and brown or black-tipped; flowers 15 mm long, cream-colored or sometimes purplish; outer perianth-segments ciliate; inner perianth-segments oblong, obtuse, entire; style white; stigma-lobes very short, yellowish green; fruit crimson, 2 cm long
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Escobaria dasyacantha
E. dasyacantha subsp. chaffeyi
Picture taken at: Süleyman Demir's Private Collection in Ankara, Turkey

Photographer: Süleyman
Escobaria dasyacantha
E. dasyacantha subsp. chaffeyi
Picture taken at: Tony Marino's Private Collection

Photographer: Tony Marino

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