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Frailea pumila1000.jpg
Frailea pumila
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Notocacteae
Genus: Frailea
Britton & Rose

Frailea castanea
Frailea cataphracta
Frailea pygmaea

Frailea is a genus of globular to short cylindrical cacti native to Brazil. These species are cleistogamous. They were first classified in the genus Echinocactus.

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Frailea pygmaea var. aurea
Frailea cataphracta
Frailea castanea