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Astrophytum caput-medusae (Velazco & Nevárez) D.R.Hunt
Cactaceae Syst. Init. 15: 6 (2003). basionym not validly published. Not validly published as a sp. nov. because no reference to a Latin description
Family: CACTACEAE

Astrophytum caput-medusae Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Astrophytum caput-medusae (Velazco & Nevárez) D.R.Hunt
Cactaceae Syst. Init. 15: 6 (2003).
Synonymy: 4
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Common Names include:
ABAZA (абаза бызшва): Medusita

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Astrophytum caput-medusae group

  • Astrophytum caput-medusae (Velazco & Nevárez) D.R.Hunt: has very thin tubercles, which are cartilaginous, smooth, similar to leaves, up to 190 mm in length and of 2 to 5 mm wide. Epidermis covered by stigmas. Distribution: Mexico, Nuevo León (locality withheld)
  • Astrophytum caput-medusae f. nudum hort.: nude form, tubercles dark glossy-green. Garden origin.


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A. Myriostigma and A. caput-medusae flowers. Photo kindly provided by Manuel Nevarez de los Reyes Photo by: Cactus Art
1515 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Astrophytum caput-medusae Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

1512 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Astrophytum caput-medusae Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
7344 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Astrophytum caput-medusae Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

26099 Ilham Prof. Ilham Alakbarov
Astrophytum caput-medusae Photo by: Prof. Ilham Alakbarov
8265 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Astrophytum caput-medusae Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

1516 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Astrophytum caput-medusae Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
23786 carolina Carolina González
Astrophytum caput-medusae Photo by: Carolina González

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