R. hadrosoma Lindberg

Info in Backeberg's Lexicon. Reduced to synonymy under R. grandiflora by Barthlott and Taylor Bradleya 13

  • Body. shrubby, freely branching, creeping, on trees and rocks;
  • Trunk l0 - l5 cm long.:
  • Terminal shoots, solitary. or in 2's or 3's, cylindric, to 10 cm long, 1.5 - 2 cm thick, rounded. truncate above, matt, light green, bristly at first;
  • Areoles little felty, surrounded by a red ring:
  • Flowers. lateral, numerous, to 2 cm diam opening widely,
  • Petals. strongly revolute, white:
  • Fruit. to 1 cm diam, dark purple.
  • Habitat - Brazil (Sao Paulo).

R. hadrosoma 60-0070 Brussels BG ©KAF


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