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Turbinicarpus schmiedickeanus ssp. andersonii
Scientific Name: Turbinicarpus schmiedickeanus ssp. andersonii Mosco
Synonym: Turbinicarpus schmiedickeanus ssp. panarottoi, Turbinicarpus schmiedickeanus var. panarottoi, Turbinicarpus macrochele ssp. andersonii
Family: Cactaceae
Listed in CITES Appendix 1
Turbinicarpus  schmiedickeanus ssp. andersonii
Turbinicarpus schmiedickeanus ssp. andersonii, picture by Gordon Smith
Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 25°F (-4°C) for a short period

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 55°F (12°C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade to part sun

Origin: Mexico (San Luis Potosí: Huizache)

Growth Habits: Solitary, green or glaucous green globose stem, partly underground, 2.4 inches long (6 cm), 2 inches in diameter (5 cm), napiform root; young areoles with white wool, older are bare; 1 (occasionally 2) pale yellow centrals on mature areoles only, 0.1 inch long (2.5 mm); 5 to 8 radials on young areoles only.

Watering Needs:


Blooming Habits:
White and pink flower, 0.7 to 0.9 inch wide (18-22 mm), followed by urn-shaped fruit, 0.2 inch long.

Fruiting Habits:

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