Gymnocalycium nova

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Gymnocalycium nova
Plant-Gymnocalycium-Sierra Medina.jpg
'Sierra Medina'
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Trichocereeae
Genus: Gymnocalycium
Species: G. nova
Binomial name
Gymnocalycium nova

Gymnocalycium nova is a globular cactus. Plants have a round appearance and spines that are curved back towards the body. The cactus grows in South America, enjoys full sunlight, and is very drought resistant. The species includes the cultivar 'Sierra Medina'.[1]


  1. ^ Zip Code Zoo Gymnocalycium nova 'Sierra Medina'