Jan 26, 2010

Dyckia reitzii

Dyckia reitzii is found on top of the highest mountains of  Santa Catarina.
It is used to snow and  even some heavy frosts.

There are some varieties which are sole silver and also a reddish one and  these live way down between Santa Catarina extreme South and the Northeast Rio Grande do Sul.

Dyckia reitzii honors the most distintive Santa Catarina Botanist  and Catholic Father, Raulino Reitz.

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