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Toumeya papyracantha rare cactus for sale

 Toumeya papyracantha rare cactus for sale

Many Cactus lovers do not know that buying young or grafted rare cacti, they made a good investment. After 3-4 years of growing the value of cacti increase twice. 

Toumeya papyracantha 

Etymology: The genus name "Toumeya" commemorates Dean James W. Toumey (New Mexico) who was also honoured by Britton & Rose, whose work benefited from Toumey’s fieldwork and collections of cactus specimens. The species name "papyracantha" derives from the greek word “papyrus (παπυρος)that  means " papyrus (Cyperus papyrus); paper " and from “acantha (ακανϑα)” that  means “thorn, spine"     (The specific name implies:papery spines”)       

 Toumeya papyracantha is a very rare species. Its grow on the mountain deserts were the ultraviolet beams are very strong. They kill every fungus and bacteria. Toumeya papyracantha is not accustomed to conditions of cactus collections. That is why most collectors grafted them on the strong stock.                      

Conservation status: Listed in CITES Appendix I

Habitat: Grows in open flats in pinyon-juniper woodlands, great Plains grassland, and Chihuahuan Desert grassland. At an elevation of 1500 - 2300 m. Restricted to fine, sandy clay loams and red sandy soils; rarely gypseous; often on highly erodable sites.

Common English Names: Grama-grass cactus, Paper-spined cactus, Paperspine fishhook cactus, Toumeya

Description:

Toumeya papyracantha (English common name: Gramma Grass Cactus) is the only species of the monotypic genus Toumeya in the cactus family (Cactaceae).

The solitary, oval growing Toumeya papyracantha (trivial name: Gramma Grass Cactus, Paper-Spined Cactus, Cactus Toumey) is 2-10 cm long and 1-4 cm wide. Characteristic are the variable, papery white to gray central spines. The white, cream, pink funnel-shaped to oblong flowers sometimes with brownish or pink center strip, to 2.5 cm long and 1.5 to 2.5 cm wide. Flowering is in April to May.

Toumeya papyracantha is hardy in dry prior to minus 20 ° C, an ungrafted culture in Europe is possible.  

Toumeya papyracantha is one of the rarest and most unusual species in the United States, the distribution is very limited. The species grows in Arizona, New Mexico and Texas, in Juniper-Pinyon forests, grassland 

 Toumeya papyracantha grafted for sale Ø5 cm Prize $20.00 Out of stock

This population has  very long flat  papery spines. The centrals are brown with the new growth of a bright red colour, the radials are short and pure white. 

Toumeya papyracantha rare cactus for sale Grama-grass cactus Paper-spined cactus Toumeya are rare treasures of the southwest USA

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Every real cactus fan have want to have Toumeya papyracantha in their collection because of its extreme rarity and paper spines. Every cactus fan want to have this cactus, because it is very rare. For example every philatelist pay for rare stamp a lot of money 

Toumeya papyracantha rare cactus for sale. Common names: Grama-grass cactus Paper-spined cactus. Toumeya is a rare treasures of the southwest USA. We have desert cactus plants Windowsill cacti for sale

Toumeya papyracantha grafted for sale Ø2 cm Prize reduced from $7.00 to $5.00 Out of stock

Toumeya papyracantha is one of the rarest and most unusual species in the United States, the distribution is very limited. The species grows in Arizona, New Mexico and Texas

 

Toumeya papyracantha grafted for sale Ø1,5 cm Prize $6.00

This cactus from the category of very different from the others, and above all its unusual spines. It is also called a grassy cactus, cactus's thorns are like paper. This is what caught my attention.


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Toumeya papyracantha grafted for sale Ø3 cm Prize $10.00 Out  of stock