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Malacocarpus maassii (Heese) Britton & Rose
Cactaceae (Britton & Rose) 3: 202. 1922
Family: CACTACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Parodia maassii (Heese) A.Berger
Kakteen (Berger) 344. 1929 (Often mispelled: maassi, masii, masi, massii or massi) (A.Berger)

Malacocarpus maassii (Parodia maassii) Photo by: Carolina González

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Parodia maassii (Heese) A.Berger
Kakteen (Berger) 344. 1929 (Often mispelled: maassi, masii, masi, massii or massi)
Synonymy: 30
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Common Names include:
RUSSIAN (Русский): Пародия Массии, Пародия Масса

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Parodia maassii group

  • Parodia maassii (Heese) A.Berger: has globular stems with long hooked spines and yellow to red flowers. It is extremely variable. Distribution: Southern Bolivia and Northern Argentina.
  • Parodia maassii f. cristata hort.: The crested form is very rare, and particularly sought after for its armament of long hooked spines. There are several clones with variable spination.
  • Parodia maxima F.Ritter: has larger stems, longer creamy-yellow hooked central spines (up to 7 cm long) and yellow flowers. Distribution: Cieneguillas, Paicho Valley, and adjacent areas, Tarija, Bolivia
  • Parodia maxima f. cristata hort.: it is a robust crested form with long creamy-yellow hooked central spines.
  • Parodia suprema F.Ritter: has longer brown hooked central spines (up to 7 cm long) and red flowers. Distribution: Paichu-valley, Sama Pass to Iscayachi, Tarija, Bolivia.

18632 Ilham Prof. Ilham Alakbarov
Malacocarpus maassii (Parodia maassii) Photo by: Prof. Ilham Alakbarov
26348 diegoe Diego Armentano
In habitat (northern Argentina). 3558 metres above sea level. (Parodia maassii) Photo by: Diego Armentano

26652 diegoe Diego Armentano
Malacocarpus maassii (Parodia maassii) Photo by: Diego Armentano
26349 diegoe Diego Armentano
Northern Argentina 3350 metres above sea level. (Parodia maassii) Photo by: Diego Armentano

16761 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Malacocarpus maassii (Parodia maassii) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
1890 cactus-art Cactus Art
Malacocarpus maassii (Parodia maassii) Photo by: Cactus Art

8653 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Malacocarpus maassii (Parodia maassii) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
26242 carolina Carolina González
Malacocarpus maassii (Parodia maassii) Photo by: Carolina González

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