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Melocactus salvadorensis Werderm.
Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 12: 228. 1934

Melocactus salvadorensis Photo by: Gennaro Re
In this species the cephalium is up to 15 cm high, 6-10 cm in diameter, with dense reddish bristles but sparse grayish white wool.The flowers are very small barely exserted above the cephalia pinkish magenta and the fruits are somewhat flattened, deep lilac magenta.


Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Turk's cap

18593 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Melocactus salvadorensis Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
25354 gennaro Gennaro Re
Melocactus salvadorensis Photo by: Gennaro Re

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