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Echinocactus myriostigma Album

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Echinocactus myriostigma (Lem.) Salm-Dyck
Cact. Hort. Dyck. (1849) ed. I. 22; ed. II 29, 155.

(16 Photos)
  • Astrophytum myriostigma (Bishop's Cap)
    by valentino
  • The flowers are silky yellow (never red throated)
    by valentino
  • The fruit of A. coahuilense it is very different, pinkish coloured and opens basally.
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  • The fruit of A. myriostigma (above) is very hairy,  dehisces apically and has a greenish inner colour.
    by valentino
  • A mature specimen.
    by cactus-art
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  • In older plants the areoles are large and woolly, often brownish/reddish,but also white/yellowish to tan/black.
    by cactus-art
  • by cactus-art
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  • The ribs varies from 3 to (usually) 5
    by valentino
  • by agrawal
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  • Banded form (a.k.a. rainbow type)
    by valentino
  • by alexander