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Arrojadoa rhodantha ssp. rhodantha
Scientific Name: Arrojadoa rhodantha ssp. rhodantha Britton and Rose
Synonym: Cephalocereus rhodanthus, Arrojadoa rhodantha ssp. reflexa, Arrojadoa horstiana, Arrojadoa rhodantha var. theunisseniana, Arrojadoa theunisseniana, Arrojadoa canudosensis, Cereus rhodanthus, Arrojadoa rhodantha ssp. canudosensis
Family: Cactaceae
Arrojadoa  rhodantha ssp. rhodantha
Arrojadoa rhodantha ssp. rhodantha in the Wallace's collection
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10

Frost Tolerance: Avoid frost

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50°F (10°C)

Sun Exposure:

Origin: Brazil (Bahia, Minas Gerais, Piauí)

Growth Habits: Weak stems semi-erect, branching basally, up to 6.5 feet long (2 m), 2 inches in diameter (5 cm); 10 to 12 ribs; 5 to 6 central spines, up to 1.2 inches long (3 cm); around 20 radials

Watering Needs:


Blooming Habits:
The diurnal flowers come from a cephalia made of brown wool with darker reddish bristles. They are purple, 0.5 inches in diameter (1.2 cm)

Fruiting Habits:

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