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Echinocactus myriostigma f. columnaris (K.Schum.) Schelle
Handb. Kakteenkult. 151. 1907
Family: CACTACEAE

= Astrophytum myriostigma var. columnare Frič
Život v Přír. 29: 15. 1925

Accepted Scientific Name: Astrophytum myriostigma Lem.
Cact. Gen. Sp. Nov. 4 (-6). 1839 [Feb 1839] Lem.

Echinocactus myriostigma f. columnaris (Astrophytum myriostigma var. columnare) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
The stem is shaped like a bishop's headpiece or a star but slender and more thin than the standard myriostigma, already in the youth phase. Nearly every cactus collection has room for these beautiful, small plants that seldom grow more than 5 cm wide and are usually less than 50 cm tall.

Synonyms:

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Astrophytum myriostigma Lem.
Cact. Gen. Sp. Nov. 4 (-6). 1839 [Feb 1839]
Synonymy: 67 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Astrophytum myriostigma f. rubra hort.
Synonymy: 2 Cultivars (100):
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Bishop's Cap, Bishop's Miter, Bishop's hat, Miter Cactus, Monk's Hood
CHINESE (中文): 鸾凤玉(变锦), 白云恩塚鸾凤玉, 优选碧方玉, 碧琉璃(红叶), 鸾凤玉(龙凤), 鸾凤玉(四棱), 红叶锦(黄), 红叶锦}{碧琉璃鸾凤玉(多头), 恩塚丸棱四角鸾凤玉}{鸾凤玉(多头), 恩塚丸棱鸾凤玉, 恩塚}{恩塚(杂交变种), 龟甲鸾凤玉(稍红}, 三角鸾凤玉
ITALIAN (Italiano): Cappello del Vecovo, Cappello del Prete, Berretta da Prete
SPANISH (Español): Mitra, Bonete de Obispo

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


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Echinocactus myriostigma f. columnaris (Astrophytum myriostigma var. columnare) Photo by: Cactus Art
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Echinocactus myriostigma f. columnaris (Astrophytum myriostigma var. columnare) Photo by: Cactus Art

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Echinocactus myriostigma f. columnaris (Astrophytum myriostigma var. columnare) Photo by: Cactus Art
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Echinocactus myriostigma f. columnaris (Astrophytum myriostigma var. columnare) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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Echinocactus myriostigma f. columnaris (Astrophytum myriostigma var. columnare) Photo by: Cactus Art
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Echinocactus myriostigma f. columnaris (Astrophytum myriostigma var. columnare) Photo by: Cactus Art

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Echinocactus myriostigma f. columnaris (Astrophytum myriostigma var. columnare) Photo by: Cactus Art
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