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2. Gymnocalycium monvillei var. steineri H. Till

Typus:    Leg. H. Till HAT 88-219

description:    This variation differs from the type by the broom shaped protruding or long intertwined golden-yellow spination. At age, the plants got an elongated body. Flower: white to pink. Named after Alfred Steiner, Austria. Seed groups: Microsemineum.

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range:    Argentina, Prov. Cordoba, Sierra Grande, heigth: 1850 m.

blooming period in cultivation:    May

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place of finding:    Cordoba Sierra Grande, El Condor, El Mirador, Bosque Alegre.

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