Tephrocactus Geometricus | Chocolate Purple Form | 5 Fresh Seeds | Rare Balls Cactus | Limited Quantity
Tephrocactus geometricus is a species of cactus under the genus Tephrocactus.
It is also classified under the subfamily Opuntioideae.
It is native to Argentina Catamarca (Angostura de Guanchim and Tinogasta) and close to the Bolivian border, where it is exposed to extreme heat and an arid climate.
T. geometricus receives its name from the Greek word γεωμετρία (geometria), meaning geometry.
Tephrocactus geometricus grows in globular lobes, which sprout from one another and form clumps.
The segments of the plant can be blue-green (you can also find it in our store ) to chocolate purple .
Spines are mostly not present, with some growing from the upper areoles.
Flowers are light pink to white and have a darker midstrip