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Uebelmannia pectinifera ssp. horrida
Scientific Name: Uebelmannia pectinifera ssp. horrida (P.J.Braun) P.J.Braun & Esteves
Synonym: Uebelmannia pectinifera var. horrida
Family: Cactaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10b-11

Frost Tolerance: Avoid any frost

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 60°F (15°C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun, afternoon shade in summer

Origin: Brazil (Minas Gerais: Serra do Espihaço)

Growth Habits: Solitary cactus, stems greener than the type, up to 7 inches wide (17 cm), 3 feet tall (90 cm), over 23 ribs; close set areoles; 1 to 4 central spines, up to 0.6 inch long (1.5 cm), the spines are more spreading and doesn't give the comb-like effect of the type

Watering Needs:


Blooming Habits:
The diurnal yellow flowers come sporadically. They are 0.6 inch long (15 mm), 0.5 inch in diameter (12 mm).

Fruiting Habits:

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