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Family: CACTACEAE 

 Pterocactus tuberosus
 
  
Author:  Nathaniel Lord Britton & Joseph Nelson Rose 1919
Family:  Cactaceae
Habitat:  Northern Argentina
Soil:  Grit
Water:  Minimum
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  6 Centimetres
Height:  1,5 meter
Flower:  Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Opontis tuberosa, Pfeiff, 1837. Pterocactus decipiens, Pterocactus kuntzei Schumann.
Got it from:  Hellevoetsluis, The Nederlands
Year:  2003
   This member of the Cactaceae family was given this name by Nathaniel Lord Britton & Joseph Nelson Rose in 1919. It if found in the northern part of Argentina, growing in grit or well-drained soil with little water and some sun. The branches will reach for one to two meters, the caudex can grow to six centimetres. The flowers are yellow, and it can be reproduced by cuttings as well, which will form a caudex.