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Melocactus intortus


Common Name(s): Turk's Cap Cactus
Synonym(s): Cactus intortus, Cactus coronatus, Melocactus coronatus, Cactus melocactus, Melocactus communis, Cactus antonii, Melocactus antonii, Melocactus pedernalensis
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cereeae
Distribution: Hispaniola (Haiti, Dominican Republic) - Greater Antilles (West Indies - Caribean)
Habit: Globose-Cylindrical
Flower: PinkEncounterability: Unusual in Collections
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Melocactus intortus
M. intortus
Picture taken at: Farm in Puerto Rico

Photographer: Robert Rivera
Melocactus intortus
M. intortus
Picture taken at: Farm in Puerto Rico

Photographer: Robert Rivera
Melocactus intortus
M. intortus
Picture taken at: Farm in Puerto Rico

Photographer: Robert Rivera
Melocactus intortus
M. intortus
Picture taken at: Habitat on St.Martin Island

Photographer: Richard Harper
Melocactus intortus
M. intortus
Picture taken at: Habitat on St.Martin Island

Photographer: Richard Harper
Melocactus intortus
M. intortus
Picture taken at: Habitat on St.Martin Island

Photographer: Richard Harper
Melocactus intortus
M. intortus
Picture taken at: Habitat on St.Martin Island

Photographer: Richard Harper
Melocactus intortus
M. intortus
Picture taken at: La Desirade, Guadeloupe

Photographer: Gerard Ardisson

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Melocactus intortus
M. intortus
Picture taken at: La Desirade, Guadeloupe

Photographer: Gerard Ardisson

Photographer's Website: Click Here
Melocactus intortus
M. intortus
Picture taken at: La Desirade, Guadeloupe

Photographer: Gerard Ardisson

Photographer's Website: Click Here
Melocactus intortus
M. intortus
Picture taken at: La Desirade, Guadeloupe

Photographer: Gerard Ardisson

Photographer's Website: Click Here
Melocactus intortus
M. intortus
Picture taken at: Gerard Ardisson's Private Collection

Photographer: Gerard Ardisson

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