Rahul Sharma

Austrocactus coxii

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Cactaceae
Scientific name  Austrocactus coxii
Order  Caryophyllales
Genus  Austrocactus
Rank  Species
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Similar  Austrocactus bertinii, Austrocactus spiniflorus, Austrocactus, Acanthocereus subinermis, Copiapoa bridgesii

Austrocactus coxii is a plant species in the genus Austrocactus from the cactus family (Cactaceae), indigenous to southern Argentina and southern Chile. It grows as short columnar stems up to 5 cm diameter, reaching 60 cm in height, with 6-10 tuberculate ribs. Central spines are hard, straight or slightly hooked, light brown to whitish and up to 4 cm long. Thin spines are interwoven and range from 6 to 10 in number; each is up to 1 cm long. Its diurnal red flowers are up to 3.5 cm in diameter.


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    Austrocactus coxii Wikipedia

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