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Eriosyce limariensis
Scientific Name: Eriosyce limariensis (F.Ritter) F.Kattermann
Synonym: Hildmannia nigricans, Echinopsis nigricans, Pyrrhocactus nigricans, Chilenia nigricans, Neoporteria nigricans, Horridocactus nigricans, Neoporteria limariensis, Neoporteria horrida var. limariensis, Pyrrhocactus limariensis, Echinocactus nigricans, Nichelia nigricans
Family: Cactaceae
Eriosyce  limariensis
Eriosyce limariensis at the DBG (1992 0982 0102)
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-11

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Chile

Growth Habits: Globose solitary cactus, up to 7 inches tall (17 cm), 6 inches in diameter (15 cm); 13 to 20 ribs; 1 to 4 central spines; 6 to 10 radials;

Watering Needs: Extremely root prone, needs good drainage.


Blooming Habits:
Yellow flowers with reddish midstripes, 2.2 inches long (5.5 cm), 2.2 inches in diameter (5.5 cm)

Fruiting Habits:

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