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Astrophytum asterias (Zucc.) Lem.
Cactées 50. 1868
Family: CACTACEAE

Astrophytum asterias Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
(a.k.a.Sand Dollar Cactus) It is one of the most attractive species of cactus, admired by cactus lovers.

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Astrophytum asterias (Zucc.) Lem.
Cactées 50. 1868
Synonymy: 18 Cultivars (72):
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Sand Dollar Cactus, Sea Urchin Cactus, Star Cactus, Star Peyote
CHINESE (中文): 星葉球
DUTCH (Nederlands): Zeeëgelcactus
FRENCH (Français): Cactus oursin
GERMAN (Deutsch): Seeigelkaktus
HUNGARIAN (Magyar): Csillagkaktusz
JAPANESE (日本語): 兜丸
LITHUANIAN (Lietuvių): Tikrasis žvaigždinas
RUSSIAN (Русский): Астрофитум звёздчатый, Астрофитум астериас
SLOVAK (Slovenčina): Astrofyt ježovkový
SPANISH (Español): Biznaga algodoncillo de estrella, Cacto estrella
SWEDISH (Svenska): Sjöstjärnekaktus, Stjärnkaktus

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Astrophytum asterias group



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Astrophytum asterias Photo by: Cactus Art
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Astrophytum asterias Photo by: Cactus Art

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Astrophytum asterias Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
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''Asterias'' is the name of a genus of starfish (but this plant looks like the sea urchin shell) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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Astrophytum asterias Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
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Generally it has 8 ribs, few or more ribs are unusual. Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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Astrophytum asterias Photo by: Cactus Art
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Astrophytum asterias Photo by: Cactus Art

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Astrophytum asterias (Typical form) L1016 Gonzales, Tamaulipas, Mexico.
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by Valentino Vallicelli

by Valentino Vallicelli

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