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Uebelmannia buiningii
Scientific Name: Uebelmannia buiningii Donald
Family: Cactaceae
Listed in CITES Appendix 1
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10b-11

Frost Tolerance: Avoid any frost

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 60F (15C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade to part sun

Origin: Brazil (Minas Gerais: Serra Negra)

Growth Habits: Solitary, dark green stem, often with reddish tinge, covered with minute waxy scales, up to 4 inches tall (10 cm), 3.2 inches in diameter (8 cm); 16 to 18 ribs; close-set areoles; 6 to 8 spines of unequal length, up to 0.6 inch long (15 mm)

Watering Needs: Like humidity in the air


Blooming Habits:
The diurnal funnel-shaped yellow flowers come in summer. They are up to 1 inch long (2.5 cm), 0.8 inch in diameter (2 cm).

Fruiting Habits:

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