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Blossfeldia liliputana Werderm.
Kakteenkunde 1937: 162, figs. [et in: Werderm. & Krainz Neue u. seltene Sukkulent. 10 1946, descr. ampl.]
Family: CACTACEAE

Blossfeldia liliputana Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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CHINESE (中文): 松露玉

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Blossfeldia liliputana group

  • Blossfeldia cyathiformis F.Ritter: Small spineles form with white-pink flowers.
  • Blossfeldia fechseri Backeb.: has heads about twice the size of Blossfeldia liliputana. Distribution: Andalgala to Humahuaca, Sierra Ambato, Catamarca, Argentina.
  • Blossfeldia liliputana Werderm.: This is the smallest known cactus, it forms forms little clusters of multiple disc-shaped heads that in nature rarely exceed 12 mm. Distribution: Southern Bolivia (Potosí Department) to north-western Argentina (Jujuy, Salta, and Catamarca Provinces).


18136 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Blossfeldia liliputana Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
26361 diegoe Diego Armentano
Perhaps the smallest of all cacti blossfeldias grow nestled in cracks of rocky walls, and are difficult to see, as you can see. Photo by: Diego Armentano

17090 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Blossfeldia liliputana Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
26360 diegoe Diego Armentano
In habitat, northern Argentina. 2324 metres above sea level. Photo by: Diego Armentano

16939 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Blossfeldia liliputana Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
15266 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Blossfeldia liliputana Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

21576 viviana Viviana Alejandra Castro
Blossfeldia liliputana Photo by: Viviana Alejandra Castro
17091 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Blossfeldia liliputana Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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