“Frailea” Genus

Frailea Genus Image

Frailea was named after a Spaniard, Manual Fraile. He looked after the cacti collection of the United States Department of Agriculture. This genus is native to South America. Frailea plants are small and cylindrical, with gorgeous flowers and unusual colors and shapes. Initially, this genus was classified as Echinocactus in 1838. It was the year 1922 when Frailea was first published.

Frailea Plants on Succulent City

Frailea Castanea Image
Frailea Castanea (Frailea Asterioides)
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Richard Miller

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