Fat plants

Lava cactus, Cereus creeping - Brachycereus

Generalities Small columnar cactus from the Galapagos Islands. The stems reach 50-60 cm in height, with a diameter of 4-5 cm; they tend to settle with great ease, forming large tufts, with some erect stems, others half-prostrate; the stem is dark green, with numerous ribs, and almost completely covered by long pointed spines, yellow in the young specimens, they become gray or black with the passing of the years: for this reason the brachycereus tufts are made up of various shades of color, from golden yellow to black.

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