Pachycaulos nummularia

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  • Previous Name: Neomortonia nummularia
  • Photographer: Leslie Brothers, copyright Smithsonian Institution
  • Grown by: Smithsonian Institution Greenhouses

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The sole member of its genus, P. nummularia has relatively large and very dramatic red flowers. Although it requires cool and moist conditions it has high potential as a horticultural subject.

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This species was originally obtained by the Smithsonian Institution, and then distributed with the collection number USBRG 1994-522.