CACTI OF EASTERN BRAZIL
Discocactus buenekeri

Last updated: 20 November 2016


VARIOUS STAGES OF GROWTH, FLOWERING & FRUITING


Typical plant with rudimentary cephalium and basal offset


Typical plant with developing cephalium (2¾" square plastic pot)


Typical plant with well formed cephalium


Flower bud emerging from cephalium in early afternoon


Flowers beginning to open in early evening


Flowers almost open after dusk


Flowers fully open around midnight


plant with fully developed cephalium - in flower


Fruit beginning to split (dehice) laterally


Ripe fruit crop


Ripe fruit crop ready for seed extraction


Plant unpotted to facilitate offset stripping (for propagation)


Offsets come with their own root bundles


Stripped "mother" plant to be grown on as specimen


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