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Melocactus azureus


Common Name(s): Turk's Cap Cactus
Synonym(s): Melocactus ferreophilius, Melocactus krainzianus
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cereeae
Distribution: Bahia - Brazil (South America)
Habit: Cylindrical
Flower: PinkEncounterability: Common Worldwide
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Melocactus azureus
M. azureus
Picture taken at: Daiv Freeman's Private Collection

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Melocactus azureus
M. azureus
Picture taken at: CandJ Cactus Nursery, Vista, CA

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Melocactus azureus
M. azureus
Picture taken at: CSSA Show at Huntington Library and Gardens, San Marino, CA

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Melocactus azureus
M. azureus
Picture taken at: John Senior's Private Collection, Howell, NJ

Photographer: John Senior
Melocactus azureus
M. azureus
Picture taken at: Private Collection

Photographer: Joel Lode

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Melocactus azureus
M. azureus
Picture taken at: Gerard Ardisson's Private Collection

Photographer: Gerard Ardisson

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Melocactus azureus
M. azureus
Picture taken at: Juergen Menzel's Private Collection

Photographer: Juergen Menzel

Melocactus azureus subsp. ferreophilius


Common Name(s): Turk's Cap Cactus
Synonym(s): Melocactus ferreophilius
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cereeae
Distribution: Bahia - Brazil (South America)
Habit: Globose-Pyramidal
Flower: PinkEncounterability: Unusual in Collections
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Melocactus azureus
M. azureus subsp. ferreophilius
Picture taken at: John Senior's Private Collection, Howell, NJ

Photographer: John Senior

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