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Rebutia steinbachii
Scientific Name: Rebutia steinbachii Werd.
Synonym: Sulcorebutia nigrofuscata, Sulcorebutia taratensis, Sulcorebutia polymorpha, Weingartia polymorpha, Rebutia polymorpha, Weingartia pampagrandensis, Weingartia nigro-fuscata, Sulcorebutia oenantha, Rebutia taratensis, Weingartia mizquensis, Sulcorebutia mizquensis, Weingartia vizcarrae, Sulcorebutia oenantha var. pampagrandensis, Rebutia totorensis, Sulcorebutia totorensis, Weingartia torotorensis, Cinnabarinea torotorensis, Sulcorebutia tiraquensis var. totorensis, Weingartia totoralensis, Sulcorebutia totoralensis, Sulcorebutia tuberculato-chrysantha, Rebutia tuberculato-chrysantha, Weingartia tuberculato-chrysantha, Sulcorebutia vizcarrae, Weingartia minima, Weingartia oenantha, Rebutia vizcarrae, Weingartia backebergiana, Sulcorebutia taratensis var. minima, Sulcorebutia steinbachii, Weingartia steinbachii, Weingartia aglaia, Sulcorebutia pampagrandensis, Sulcorebutia steinbachii var. australis, Sulcorebutia bicolor, Weingartia clavata, Sulcorebutia clavata, Sulcorebutia cochabambina, Weingartia croceareolata, Sulcorebutia croceareolata, Weingartia electracantha, Weingartia hoffmanniana, Weingartia ansaldoensis, Sulcorebutia electracantha, Sulcorebutia lepida, Weingartia lepida, Weingartia krahnii, Sulcorebutia krahnii, Sulcorebutia mariana, Sulcorebutia kruegeri var. hoffmanniana, Sulcorebutia hoffmanniana, Lobivia hoffmanniana, Sulcorebutia glomerispina, Weingartia glomerispina, Rebutia glomerispina
Family: Cactaceae
Rebutia  steinbachii
Sulcorebutia steinbachii in the NYBG greenhouse in mid April
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-11

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 25F (-4C)

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 45F (8C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Bolivia

Growth Habits: Clumping cactus, 2 inches wide stems (5 cm)

Watering Needs: Water carefully, the root system is rot prone

Propagation: Offsets, seeds

The color of the flower is very variable, even within a population.

at the Huntington's as Sulcorebutia taratensis v. minima

Blooming Habits:
Yellowish orange 1-inch flowers (2.5 cm).

Fruiting Habits:

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