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Cochise Pincushion, Robbin's Cory Cactus
Scientific Name: Escobaria robbinsorum (W. H. Earle) D. R. Hunt
Synonym: Coryphantha robbinsorum, Cochiseia robbinsorum
Family: Cactaceae
Cochise Pincushion, Robbin's Cory Cactus (Escobaria  robbinsorum) Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: USA (Arizona - Cochise County), Mexico(Sonora: Sierra San Luis) at 4000 to 5500 feet elevation (1200-1600 m)

Growth Habits: Solitary globose cactus, up to 2 inches diameter (5 cm), 0.4 to 0.6 inch tall (1-1.5 cm); tubercles in 8-13 spirals, woolly areoles; no central spine; 11 to 17 brilliant white radials, 1-4 darker spines in the upper part of the areole.

Watering Needs: Needs good drainage, very rot-prone


Blooming Habits:
Orange red flowers in April, 0.6 inch in diameter (1.5 cm). The fruits are orange, turning dark red when they mature. They contains around 20 black seeds.

Fruiting Habits:

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