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Gymnocalycium saglionis

Gymnocalycium saglionis (Cels) Britton & Rose

 

Giant Chin Cactus

ParentsUnknownGenus is not in the current taxonomy
GenusGymnocalycium
Speciessaglionis

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The giant chin cactus is a native of Argentina.

Identification: These plants grow singly. They are ball-shaped at first, gradually reaching up to 3' (91 cm) tall and 12" (30 cm) in diameter. Large plants are rare. Flowers are pinkish-write, with many small overlapping sharp-tipped petals. Fruits are red.

Online References:

Gymnocalycium saglionis on Desert-tropicals.com

Gymnocalycium saglionis on www.bihrmann.com

Gymnocalycium saglionis on Flickr

Gymnocalycium saglionis on CACTUSPEDIA

Gymnocalycium saglionis on CactiGuide.com

Gymnocalycium saglionis on Wikimedia Commons

Gymnocalycium saglionis on Wikipedia

Gymnocalycium saglionis description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 16 Aug 2013.

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Gymnocalycium saglionis (Giant Chin Cactus)

4/6/2011 · Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens, Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, MD
≈ 14 × 9" (35 × 23 cm)

Range: Zones 9b-11:

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