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Gymnocalycium bozsingianum Schütz
Kaktusy (Brno) 13: 124 (-126). 1977
Family: CACTACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Gymnocalycium castellanosii subs. bozsingianum (Schütz) Amerh. & H.Till
Gymnocalycium 19(3): 675. 2006 [Aug 2006]

Gymnocalycium bozsingianum (Gymnocalycium castellanosii subs. bozsingianum) Photo by: Carolina González

Synonyms:

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Gymnocalycium castellanosii Backeb.
Kaktus-ABC [Backeb. & Knuth] 287, 416. 1936 [12 Feb 1936]
Synonymy: 5 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Gymnocalycium castellanosii subs. bozsingianum (Schütz) Amerh. & H.Till
Gymnocalycium 19(3): 675. 2006 [Aug 2006]
Synonymy: 3 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Gymnocalycium castellanosii subs. ferocius (Backeb. ex H.Till & Amerh.) G.J.Charles
Cactaceae Syst. Init. 20: 18. 2005 [Nov 2005] (a.k.a.as "ferocior")
Synonymy: 4
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Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Gymnocalycium castellanosii group

  • Gymnocalycium castellanosii Backeb.: has heavy spines bent backward, stem dull green or bluish-green with 10-12 ribs. Central spines 0-2, radials 5-7(-8). Distribution: La Rioja, San Juan and Cordoba.
  • Gymnocalycium castellanosii subs. bozsingianum (Schütz) Amerh. & H.Till: has grey green epidermis, c. 12 rounded ribs with low tubercles, 5 needle-like radial spines3-20 mm long, 0-1 central spine. Distribution: Chepes Viejo, La Rioja, Argentina.
  • Gymnocalycium castellanosii subs. ferocius (Backeb. ex H.Till & Amerh.) G.J.Charles: has dark green stems, ribs deeply notched. Spines stout and thick. Centrals 1(-2), 18-20 mm long, radials 7-11, 6-22 mm long. Distribution: Agua de Ramon, Córdoba.
  • Gymnocalycium ferox (Backeb.) Slaba: has ferocious thick spines (same as: Gymnocalycium castellanosii subs. ferocius?). Distribution: Cordoba and La Rioja, Argentina.

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Gymnocalycium bozsingianum (Gymnocalycium castellanosii subs. bozsingianum) Photo by: Carolina González
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