ISI 2002-4. Sulcorebutia flavissima Rausch

This species is widely prized among specialists and general collectors alike for its bright yellow spination and vividly contrasting magenta flowers. Rooted cuts of HBG 52930, two clones (clone 1 has stouter, more open spination than clone 3) collected Apr. 25, 1984, by M. Arandia (M. Kimnach et al. 2499B) 12 km. W of Aiquile, Dept. Cochabamba, Bolivia. $7.50.

In flower.

Photo © 2002 by John N. Trager. Images may not be used elsewhere without permission.

Published in the Cactus and Succulent Journal, Vol. 74 (2), March - April, 2002