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Turbinicarpus jauernigii
Scientific Name: Turbinicarpus jauernigii G. Frank
Synonym: Turbinicarpus lophophoroides ssp. jauernigii, Pediocactus lophophoroides var. jauernigii
Family: Cactaceae
Listed in CITES Appendix 1
Turbinicarpus  jauernigii
Turbinicarpus jauernigii, picture by Gordon Smith
Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 25F (-4C) for a short period

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 55F (12C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade to part sun

Origin: Mexico (San Luis Potosi: Las Tablas, Las Palomas)

Growth Habits: Slowly clumping, flat globose stems, 0.4 inch tall (1 cm), 1 inch in diameter (2.5 cm), tuberous root; mature plants have one spine, 0.2 to 0.3 inch long (5-8 mm); juvenile have 7 to 10 spreading radials.

Watering Needs:


Blooming Habits:
Pinkish tan flowers with darker midstripes, 0.6 inch long (1.5 cm), 1 inch in diameter (2.5 cm).

Fruiting Habits:

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