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This is an Open Access article: verbatim copying and redistribution of this article are permitted in all media for any purpose, provided this notice is. Origin and Habitat: Coryphantha elephantidens is endemic to Mexico where it is known to occur in the states of Aguascalientes, Guerrero, Guanajuato, Hidalgo. Coryphantha elephantidens subs. bumamma Photo by: Cactus Art It is among the best-known cacti, with a wool covered globular stem with large, flat tubercles.
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Coryphantha elephantidens species comprises three subspecies - the typical form, subsp. Derivation of specific name: The epithet 'elephantidens' comes from Latin and means 'elephant tooth' and describes the fang-like spines coryphantha elephantidens this species.
Simple, flattened globular to subglobose, up to 14 cm in diameter and 14 cm high, glossy dark green, subglaucous. Tubercles; Very large,somewhat flattened, 60 mm wide, obtuse, rounded on top, pentaedrical at the base, 4 to 5 cm wide, always broader than rounded, without glands, the tubercles axil is densely woolly.
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Elliptic, when young woolly, in age naked. The tubercles are capped with a of stout reflexed radial spines, spreading, somewhat coryphantha elephantidens, mm long, strong, subulate, curved, never porrect, but adpressed to the body, when young brownish with yellowish bases, black at coryphantha elephantidens.
Central spines are absent. Sweet smelling large 6 to 11 cm whitish broad, perianth-segments numerous, narrowly oblong, apiculate rose-colored to purple pink or white with a reddish throat and reddish median strip, rarely yellow.
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Late summer to autumn. Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging coryphantha elephantidens the Coryphantha elephantidens group Coryphantha elephantidens Lem. Large, depressed-globular cactus, often clumping with large dark-green tubercles rounded on top, the tubercles axil is very woolly.
The radial spines are coryphantha elephantidens reflexed and adpressed to the body.
Flowers whitish, yellow or pink. Mutant lacking chlorophyll pigment. The result is a completely cream-yellow or golden-yellow plant.
It has a big tap-root. Strongly offsetting species forming large groups up to 50 cm coryphantha elephantidens diameter.
It is very similar to Coryphantha elephantidens but the flower are much smaller and nearly yellow. In adulthood it produces an abundant amount of attractive wool that covers its body.
This will wash off coryphantha elephantidens watered from above but will re-grow again.
It is very similar to Coryphantha elephantidens but the flower are smaller and nearly yellow. It has a stout carrot-like root, almost equal in diameter to that of the stem itself. Flattened globular, broader than high, often in habitat arising only a little coryphantha elephantidens the surface of ground, and are firmly anchored in the soil by a thick root, almost equal in diameter to that of the stem itself, up to 13 cm in diameter.
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Coryphantha elephantidens, very large up to 27 mm wide and 16 mm tall, glossy green to bluish-green always broader than rounded, in series, conical flattened, rounded on top, slightly pentaedrical at the base, with a woolly groove on the upper side.
The axil in youth is very woolly, coryphantha elephantidens naked.
Elongate up to 4 mm long. The tubercles are capped with coryphantha elephantidens of stout, stiff, evenly spreading, reflexed radial spines, mm long, subulated, curved, never porrect, but adpressed to the body, coryphantha elephantidens 3 more strong are on the sides greyish or brownish with darker tips Flowers: Sweet smelling large 5- 6 cm broad, yellow with reddish midstripe dorsally or bright rose with a dark stripe, inner perianth segments narrowly oblong to lanceolate, margin entire, acute, coryphantha elephantidens mm wide, filament reddishat the base, lobes greenish, stigma longer then filaments.
The flowers generally appear mid to late summer. Claviform, very big, ca. About 4 mm long and 1 mm in diameter, light brown.
Coryphantha elephantidens cv. Tanshi Zougemaru
At the moment there are a number of strongly offsetting plants in circulation labeled as Coryphantha bumamma ; whilst being attractive plants coryphantha elephantidens are not natural plants but mutant clones also known as caespitosa or prolifera.
This plants coryphantha elephantidens form large groups up to 50 cm in diameter. Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Coryphantha elephantidens group Coryphantha elephantidens Lem.