“Tephrocactus” Genus

Tephrocactus Genus Image

Tephrocactus comes from the Greek term “tephra,” meaning “ashes.” This refers to the ash color stems of this genus. This genus is native to Argentina, the Andes. You will naturally find Tephrocactus plants at the top of rocky hillslopes, plains, and sandy or rocky environments. Tephrocactus plants are short cacti that come in various shapes. Having paddled-shaped stems is the unique physical characteristic of this genus.

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