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Frailea concepcionensis

Original Publication
A.F.H. Buining & G. Moser, Succulenta (Netherlands) 50 (3): 49, 1971



Original Description
Corpus caespitosum, ad 8 cm diam., corpusculum singulare ad 2,5 cm diam., ad 1,75 cm altum, viride. Costae ad 13, in tubercula papilliformia rotunda rubescentia 4 mm diam., solutae. Areolae ex longo rotundae, ali-quo tomenti albo-flavescentis tectae. Spinae 8-10, interdum adhuc aliquae spinae adiunctae, disposite distantes, differentes longitudine, ad 4,5 mm longae, paulo asperae, pallide-flavescentes; raro una (—2) spina centralis. Flores infundibuliformes, 24 mm longi latique, pallide-citrini. Pericarpellum 5 mm longum, 4 mm latum, 4 mm ab infimo nudum, ceterum saetis brun-neis albipilosumque. Receptaculum 3 mm longum, saetis brunneis albipilo-sumque. Folia perianthii exteriora spathulata, apice acutissimo, lurida, pallide-viridibus striis; interiora spathulata, apice acutissimo et margine subtiliter crenata, pallide-citrina. Stylus 6 mm longus, flavo-albescens. Stigmata 8, 2,5 mm longa, pallide-flava. Stamina primaria 5-9 mm longa, circum stylum inserta, pallide-flava; secundaria 6 mm longa, pallide-flava. Antherae 0,6-0,7 mm longae, pallide-flavae. Camera nectarea 0,5 mm lata. aperta. Caverna seminifera 2,2 mm longa, 2,5 mm lata. Fructus 10 mm longus, 6 mm diam., infra supraque punctatus, fulvis ad albis saetis albaque lana. Semen galeriforme, nitidum, fulvum, 1,2 mm longum, 1,3 mm latum; testa plana. Habitat ad Concepción praeter Rio Paraguay, Paraguay.

Distribution
Paraguay, Close to Concepción and there along the Rio Paraguay

References in Literature
Alweer een artikel over Frailea's. J.J. De Morree, Succulenta (Netherlands) 68(5): 100-103, 1989.
Frailea concepcionensis Buining et Moser spec. nov.. A.F.H. Buining. Succulenta (Netherlands) 50(3): 49-50, 1971.
Nieuwe combinaties en namen voor cactussen uit Brazilie, Bolivia en Paraguay. Pierre J. Braun en Eddie Esteves Pereira. Succulenta (Netherlands) 74 (3): 130-135, 1995.
Paraguayaanse dwergen in de twintigste eeuw. Lubomir Berka, Succulenta (Netherlands) 79(5): 216-221, 2000.

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