A. myriostigma ticostatum nudum
is a strikingly pretty
cultivar with only three ribs lacking or mostly
that cover the epidermis of the standard myriostigma, giving
it a bright green, blue-green, gray-green or
mauve-green color overall depending on clones.
Stem: Spherical to shortly columnar with age. The stems is
smooth and can be over 50 cm tall and 5-10 cm in diameter.
This cultivar tends to be unstable, and some of the three ribbed
specimens develop additional ribs as they age. Old and big plants which
maintain the typical three ribbed shape are very very prized.
Flowers: 5 cm in length, pale-yellow, silk-shining
white-spotted plant, occasionally with an orange gloom.
Blooming season: Spring or early summer, They take up to 6 years
Fruit: Dry, dehisces towards the apex
forming about 5 star shaped lobes. With few seeds.