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Arrojadoa dinae
Scientific Name: Arrojadoa dinae Buining & Brederoo
Synonym: Arrojadoa multiflora
Family: Cactaceae
Arrojadoa  dinae
Arrojadoa dinae in the Huntington's Gardens greenhouse (HBG 57782)
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10-11

Frost Tolerance: Avoid frost

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure:

Origin: Brazil (Bahia)

Growth Habits: Shrubby cactus, branching basally; stems up to 12 inches long (30 cm), 0.8 inches in diameter (2 cm); 11 ribs; young areoles woolly; 8 central spines; 12 radials; tuberous roots

Watering Needs:


Columnar, branching basally, stems up to 0.8 inches in diameter (2 cm), 4 feet long (1.2 m); short tan spines.

Cultural Practices:
The flowers are produced at the tip of the stem among brownish bristles, 0.4 inch long (1 cm). They are 1.2 inches long (3 cm).

Blooming Habits:
The flowers come from a woolly white cephalia with brownish bristles. They have brownish carmine outside petals and are yellow inside.

Fruiting Habits:

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