General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

Common names
  • Papery Spine Cactus
  • Penepe
  • Puqui Con Bigotes
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Tephrocactus articulatus
  • Synonym: Tephrocactus articulatus f. strobiliformis
  • Synonym: Tephrocactus articulatus var. papyracanthus
  • Synonym: Opuntia articulata
  • Synonym: Tephrocactus articulatus var. diadematus
  • Synonym: Tephrocactus articulatus f. inermis
  • Synonym: Tephrocactus articulatus var. syringacanthus

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tarev On April 22, 2017 Obtained plant
Obtained plant from Ruth Bancroft Garden Nursery
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