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Family: Cactaceae  

 Melocactus matanzanus
 
  
Author:  Hermano Leon 1934
Family:  Cactaceae
Habitat:  Cuba, Bonaire
Soil:  Grit
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  12 centimetres
Height:  12 centimetres
Flower:  Pink/Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds

A lot of photos from the wild: Bonaire

  

This member of the Cactaceae family was first described by Hermano Leon in 1934. It is from Cuba, Bonaire and other islands in the central America, where it grows in grit on the hill-sides. It gets lots of water in two months and lots of sun all year. It will grow to 10 centimetres in diameter and 10 centimetres high. The flowers are pink/yellow, and seeds are the only way of reproducing.

A lot of photos from the wild: Bonaire.