Echinocereus roemeri
Echinocereus roemeri
Echinocereus roemeri
Echinocereus roemeri
Echinocereus roemeri
Echinocereus roemeri
Echinocereus roemeri
Echinocereus roemeri
Echinocereus roemeri
Echinocereus roemeri
(This plant comes in a 3.5-inch pot. All our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots.)

 

Echinocereus roemeri is a densely caespitose cactus specie, often growing in large colonies up to 1 m in diameter, containing sometimes 200 or more simple stems. Echinocereus roemeri is a cactus with both hermaphroditic (bisexual) and dioecious (male and female) forms of flowers on different plants. Male flower shows pollen-filled anthers surrounding the base of the stigma lobes, while functional female flowers from different plants show reduced filaments and empty anther sacs held below the stigma lobes.

Common Names: White-spined Claret-cup Cactus, Golden Rainbow Hedgehog

Stems:Dark green, ovoid to cylindrical, 20-40 cm tall, 3 to 5 in diameter .
Ribs: 8 to 11 somewhat tuberculed.
Spines: Acicular, mostly undifferentiated between radials and centrals;
Radial spines: (5-)8-12(-20) round in cross-section, 1-2 cm long, usually whitish.
Central spines: 0 to 4, longer and stouter somewhat angular in cross-section, the main one often flattened, up to 7.5 cm long; usually yellowish or whitish, but sometimes reddish or blackish.
Flowers: Borne below the stems apex, oftem unisexual (plants dioecious) broad Infundibuliform, orange-red, crimson or (rarely) pinkish, 3-10 cm long, up to 8 cm in diameter, perianth-segment obtuse or retuse, stigma with 7 or 8 lobes, usually greenish, areoles on flower, and ovary felted, bearing short white bristly spines.
Blooming season: Spring
Fruits: Globose, becoming red, with spines falling away.

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

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07/11/2021
Addison

It's adorable! The plant arrived in fine shape and is doing well. I like how the hue is greenish.

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02/13/2021
Kyrie

It's new to me, but it looks fantastic. I'm looking forward to seeing it develop.

Echinocereus roemeri

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