Astrophytum asterias cv. Hanazono

Hanazono kabuto 花園兜 is one of the most famous and peculiar Japanese Astrophytum cultivars. Some additional woolly areoles are produced on the ribs surface.

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Plantae
(unranked):Angiosperms
(unranked):Eudicots
(unranked):Core eudicots
Order:Caryophyllales
Family:Cactaceae
Genus:Astrophytum
Species:A. asterias

‘Hanazono’ is a cultivar, nursery produced.

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