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1. Gymnocalycium kieslingii fa. castaneum O. Ferrari

Typus:    O. Ferrari s.n., Argentina

description:    The shape possesses less intensely considerable chin humps. The plants got a dark greenish red body color. The thorns with the dark base and the large woolly areoles are an additional attribute of destinction. The flowers appear near the vertex and are 70mm in length and 60mm in diameter. Seed group: Gymnocalycium.

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range:    Argentina, Prov. La Roja

blooming period in cultivation (Germany):    June to autumn

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place of finding:    location in the north of Villa Sanagasta

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