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Encephalocarpus strobiliformis A.Berger
Kakteen (Berger) 332. 1929
Family: CACTACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Pelecyphora strobiliformis (Werderm.) Frič & Schelle ex Kreuz.

Encephalocarpus strobiliformis (Pelecyphora strobiliformis) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
A very slow growing, choice Mexican species, commonly called the ''Pinecone Cactus'' for its resemblance to a pine cone.

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Pelecyphora strobiliformis (Werderm.) Frič & Schelle ex Kreuz.
Synonymy: 3 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Pelecyphora strobiliformis f. cristata hort.
Synonymy: 2
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Pinecone Cactus
SPANISH (Español): Peyotillo, Peyote

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Pelecyphora strobiliformis group


24257 agocs Agócs György
The stems are flush and well camouflaged with the soil surface resembling limestone chips in shape, colour, and texture (Pelecyphora strobiliformis) Photo by: Agócs György
1320 cactus-art Cactus Art
Encephalocarpus strobiliformis (Pelecyphora strobiliformis) Photo by: Cactus Art

1322 cactus-art Cactus Art
Mature and juvenile plants toghether. (Pelecyphora strobiliformis) Photo by: Cactus Art
24258 agocs Agócs György
These cacti are difficult to spot in their natural habitat. (Pelecyphora strobiliformis) Photo by: Agócs György

1319 cactus-art Cactus Art
Encephalocarpus strobiliformis (Pelecyphora strobiliformis) Photo by: Cactus Art
1323 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Encephalocarpus strobiliformis (Pelecyphora strobiliformis) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

26108 Ilham Prof. Ilham Alakbarov
Encephalocarpus strobiliformis (Pelecyphora strobiliformis) Photo by: Prof. Ilham Alakbarov
1318 cactus-art Cactus Art
In cultivation they are often grafted on stronger species, called the stock, that can be any number of different columnar cacti. (Pelecyphora strobiliformis) Photo by: Cactus Art

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