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Astrophytum hybrid SEN-AS "ROSA" (Pink flowered form)
(A. senilis var. aureum x A. asterias nudum)


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Description: The superb feature of some of this hybrids is due to the intersection between the traits of the ancestors and make  them very desirable. Ribs are sharp (usually eight)  and have short spines clearly indicating the relationship with  A. senilis var. aureum. The main characteristic of this hybrids are the yellow woolly areoles, as the plants age the areoles become more and more large, woolly and colourful. The old  specimen are often very handsome. This hybrid are strong but slow growing. The flower are also very beautiful. The so called cv. "ROSA"  is a selected strain with unusual orangish-pink flower.

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Family: Cactaceae (Cactus Family)

Origin Garden origin (Nursery produced cultivar)

Conservation status: Listed in CITES appendix 2.



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