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Frailea grahliana
Scientific Name: Frailea grahliana (F.Haage) Britton & Rose
Synonym: Echinocactus grahlianus, Cactus grahlianus, Frailea grahliana ssp. concepcionensis
Family: Cactaceae
Frailea  grahliana
Frailea grahliana at the HBG (HBG 61189 - CF1546)
Minimum Avg. Temperature: 41F (5C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade to part sun

Origin: Paraguay, Argentina

Growth Habits: Heavily clumping, green depressed-globose stems 1.2 to 1.6 inches in diameter (3-4 cm); about 13 to 15 low ribs; no central spine; 9 to 11 radials flattened on the surface, curved backward, 0.15 inch long (0.35 cm).

Watering Needs: Water moderately in spring an summer

Propagation: Seeds, offsets

Frailea grahliana, picture by Gordon Smith

Blooming Habits:
Bright yellow flowers, up to 1.6 inches long (4 cm). Fruits 0.24 inches in diameter (6 mm)

Fruiting Habits:

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