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Frailea (Cactus)

Frailea buenekeri Frailea buenekeri
Starting from 10.00€
Frailea castanea Frailea castanea
Starting from 4.80€
Frailea curvispina Frailea curvispina
Starting from 4.80€
Frailea lepida Frailea lepida
Starting from 3.00€
Frailea mammifera Frailea mammifera
Starting from 2.10€
Frailea mammifera f. crested Frailea mammifera f. crested
Starting from 8.40€
Frailea perumbilicata Frailea perumbilicata
Starting from 2.40€
Frailea phaeodisca Frailea phaeodisca
Starting from 10.00€
Frailea pumila subs. aquatica Frailea pumila subs. aquatica
Starting from 2.80€
Frailea

Its name was chosen in honor of the botanist Mauel Fraile, who first discovered it. These small plants are of a round shape, do not exceed 3 centimeters in diameter, but the seedlings usually tend to grow next to each other, forming small clusters. It is of dark green or brownish colors, which allow it to blend in with the rocks, among which it grows spontaneously in its natural habitat. Its small but very decorative yellow or brown spines stand out along the short stems. These graceful cacti have a very particular floral characteristic: its large yellow inflorescences are able to pollinate, even if the flower usually opens up just for an hour, while it remains closed for the rest of the time. Here we talk about a very particular cleistogamous plant!