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Neolloydia conoidea


Common Name(s): Texas Cone Cactus
Synonym(s): Mammillaria conoidea, Echinocactus conoideus, Coryphantha conoidea, Pediocactus conoideus, Neolloydia ceratites, Neolloydia texensis, Neolloydia grandiflora
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Distribution: Queretaro de Arteaga - Mexico : Texas - United States (North America)
Habit: Globose
Flower: RedEncounterability: Common Locally in Some Areas
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Neolloydia conoidea
N. conoidea
Picture taken at: Desert Botanical Garden , Phoenix, AZ

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Neolloydia conoidea
N. conoidea
Picture taken at: Huntington Library and Gardens, San Marino, CA

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Neolloydia conoidea
N. conoidea
Picture taken at: John and Yingtsih Balcom's Private Collection

Photographer: John Balcom
Neolloydia conoidea
N. conoidea
Picture taken at: Juergen Menzel's Private Collection

Photographer: Juergen Menzel
Neolloydia conoidea
N. conoidea
Picture taken at: San Miguel, Coahuila, Mexico

Photographer: Davide Donati

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Neolloydia conoidea var. texensis


Common Name(s): Texas Cone Cactus
Synonym(s): Mammillaria conoidea, Echinocactus conoideus, Coryphantha conoidea, Pediocactus conoideus, Neolloydia ceratites, Neolloydia texensis, Neolloydia grandiflora
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Distribution: Queretaro de Arteaga - Mexico : Texas - United States (North America)
Habit: Globose-Cylindrical
Flower: PinkEncounterability: Unusual in Collections
Original Description: The Cactaceae 4 p.18 - Britton & Rose (1920)
Globular to short-oblong, 4 to 6 cm long; tubercles arranged in long spirals, somewhat imbricated, a little flattened dorsally; radial spines 10 to 15, white, widely spreading, about 1 cm long; central spines 1 to 3, much stouter than the radials, elongated, 2 to 3 cm long, black; flowers not seen; fruit small globular, almost hidden by the spines, greenish, thin-walled, dry; seeds black, tuberculate, 1.5 mm in diameter; hilum large, basal, white lunate
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Neolloydia conoidea
N. conoidea var. texensis
Picture taken at: Slavomir Dupal's Private Collection, Czech Republic

Photographer: Slavomir Dupal

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