Echinofossulocactus albatus Dietrich

Echinocactus albatus Dietrich, Allg. Gartenz. 14: 170. 1846.

Simple, depressed-globose, 10 to 12 cm. in diameter, glaucous, the apex covered with spines; ribs about 35, flat, undulate; spines yellowish white; radial spines 10, setaceous, 1 cm. long; central spines 4, the uppermost flat and annulate (according to Schumann), the central terete, porrect; flowers white, 2 cm. long.

Type locality: Mexico.

Distribution: Mexico.

We do not know this species. The plant described by Schumann may be different from the original of Dietrich.

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