Coryphantha salinenis (roederiana)
SB1143 Ojo Caliente, Coahuila, Mexico
C. salinensis pass several
stages of development in which their
appearance changes very much: after several years of purely radial
spination one single
porrect central, curved downwards, appears and with
the appearance of the upper 2-3, slightly protruding
centrals curved to
the sides the plant develops two types of
radial spines, lower radiant,
stiff, horn-coloured and upper, ish, thinner, flexible in a bundle.
Flowers: Large ( 6 cm in diameter) glossy yellow , they have red filaments
and a red centre.
Cultivation: Small growing and easy to
cactus compost and very willing to flower,
Because of it’s small size makes a great potted plant specimen, great
for beginning collectors, water sparingly
and allow to dry between watering, needs good
drainage. Watering should be curtailed during the winter months. Full
sun but is tolerant and prefers light shade during the hot Summer
And provide very good
ventilation. Frost Tolerance: Hardy to - 5°C if kept dry..
Propagation: Seeds (usually) or by the
shoots of adult plants (if available).
conspecific taxa, varieties, forms and cultivars
of plants belonging to the
Taxon has lots of synonyms whit
several controversial varieties and subspecies and comprises a multitude
of different forms):