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Discocactus

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Discocactus is a genus of tropical cactus. The name comes from the ancient Greek "diskos" (=disc) because of its shape. Discocactus plants are endemic to southern Brazil, eastern Bolivia, and northern Paraguay. These species are in the risk of extinction in the wild.The plants have a slightly flattened spherical shape. Areoles bear sharp spines. At the apex of the adult plants, appeared a woolish cephalium white ot z little bit yellow or grey.
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