Melocactus deinacanthus — Overview

Wonderfully Bristled Turk's-cap Cactus learn more about names for this taxon

IUCN threat status:

Endangered (EN)


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Range Description

This cactus is known from central-southern Bahia, Brazil, where it appears to have a very limited distribution east of the Rio So Francisco and west of the Chapada Diamantina. It grows at altitudes between 450 and 600 m asl.


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