Coryphantha vaupeliana Boedeker 1928

Plants solitary, globose to ovoid, leaf green, 5-6 cm (2-2.4 in) high, to 8 cm (3.1 in) in diameter. Tubercles large, more or less conical, polygonal basally, to 20 mm (0.8 in) long, axils woolly and with red glands. Central spines 3-4, stout, straight or somewhat curved, dark brown or black, to 8 mm (0.3 in) long. Radial spines about 17, upper ones white with dark tips and directed upward, lower ones yellowish with dark tip and radiating, 8-18 mm (0.3-0.7 in) long. Flowers yellow. Fruits green. Distribution: Tamaulipas, Mexico.

Coryphantha VOgtherriana Werdermann & Boedeker 1932

Plants solitary or forming low clumps. Stems globose, usually deeply embedded in the soil, dark green to blue-green, to 3 cm (1.2 in) high, 5-6 cm (2-2.4 in) in diameter. Tubercles loosely arranged, conical to ovoid, to 17 mm (0.7 in) long, axils densely woolly, with glands. Central spine one, hooked, erect or descending, horn colored, to 15 mm (0.6 in) long. Radial spines 4-6, needle-like, whitish with dark tips, spreading horizontally, 7-13 mm (0.3-0.5 in) long. Flowers pale yellow, to 3 cm (1.2 in) in diameter. Distribution: San Luis Potosí, Mexico.

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