Gymnocalydum striglianum Jeggle ex H Till 1987

Plants solitary, blue-green to brown to blackish green, glaucous, 3-5 cm (1.2-2 in) high, 4-8 cm (1.6-3.1 in) in diameter. Ribs 8-12. Spines 3-5, blackish brown, lying next to the stem surface, to 1.5 cm (0.6 in) long. Flowers creamy white with pinkish tint, to 5 cm (2 in) long and 4 cm (1.6 in) in diameter. Fruits gray-green. Distribution: Mendoza, Argentina.

Gymnocalycium Stuckertii (Spegazzini) Britton 8c Rose 1922

Echinocactus stuckertii Spegazzini 1905

Plants solitary, globose, sometimes becoming flattened globose, dull green, 3.5-4 cm (1.4-1.6 in) high, 6-6.5 cm (2.42.6 in) in diameter. Ribs 9-11, obtuse, with sharp chinlike protrusions. Spines 7-9, pinkish to brown, flattened, slightly pubescent, 1-2.5 cm (0.4-1 in) long. Flowers with short floral tubes, white, to 4 cm (1.6 in) long. Distribution: northern Argentina.

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