Echinocactus platyacanthus - Viquipèdia, l'enciclopèdia lliure

Echinocactus platyacanthus is a plant species of the Cactàcies family.

Echinocactus platyacanthus is a plant species of the Cactàcies family.

San Luis Potosi, Coahuila, Durango, Guanajuato , Hidalgo, Nuevo Leon, Puebla i Querétaro, Tierra Blanca (Guanajuato) to Mèxic.

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Cactus balloons at the beginning of the columnar, tipus barrel, verd groguenc, molt massís, 0.5 to 3 m 4 to 8 dm in diameter. Les costelles varien in name, from 5 to 60 verticalment orientades. Les espines canvien amb els anys, n'hi ha de llargues, curtes i aplanades, vermelloses i després s'enfosqueixen amb l'edat; 4 central spines, to vegades forming a creu, of differents mides cadascuna, i fins i tot some corbades of 5 to 12 cm in length; 7 to 11 radials 3 to 5 cm radials. Flors grogues, nombroses, emergence of a flat groguenca to the tip of the spike, obrint-se quite extensive, of groc color of 4 to 7 cm of diameter. Fruit sec to ripe, oblong, groguenc from 5 to 7 cm of llarg.

It is multiply mitjançant llavors. Minimal temperature of 10 to 12 ° C.

You are a protected species because of the diminution of its habitat, which has negatively impacted the seva population. A Mèxic, is listed with the subject subject to special protection for NOM-059-SEMARNAT-2001.

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