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Cactaceae Parodia Speg.
 in Anal. Soc. Ci. Argent. xcvi. 70 (1923).
   Named in honor of the Argentine biologist Lorenzo Raimundo Parodi, Parodia is a genus of about 50 species native to South America.  Parodias' range in size and form from small and globular, to 3 feet tall and columnar.  Parodia currently includes the former genus Notocactus, as well as many others.

 
Parodia buiningii  (Buxb.) N.P.Taylor    
Bradleya 5: 93. 1987
(Notocactus buiningii)
low water requirement

 



  Native to Uruguay and Brazil, this short globular cactus has
pronounced ribs, and yellow flowers that emerge near the growing point.

 
Parodia herteri  (Werdermann) N.P.Taylor    
Bradleya 5: 93 (1987):
(Echinocactus herteri, Notocactus herteri, Notocactus pseudoherteri, Notocactus rubriflorus, Notocactus roseoluteus, Parodia roseoluteus)
low water requirement
 




   This short globular cactus is native to Uruguay.
 
Parodia lauii  F.H.Brandt    
Kakteen Sukk. 24 (11): 244 (-245), figs. 1973
low water requirement
 




   Native to Bolivia
 
Parodia  leninghausii   (Haage) F. H. Brandt
in Kakt. Orchid. Rundschau, 1982(4): 61 (1982).
(Pilosocereus leninghausii, Notocactus leninghausii)
low water requirement
 
  
 
Parodia magnifica   (F. Ritter) F. H. Brandt
in Kakt. Orchid. Rundschau, 1982(4): 62 (1982).
(Eriocactus magnificus)
low water requirement full sun exposure

 
Parodia  microsperma   (F. A. C. Weber) Speg.
Anales Soc. Ci. Argent. 96: 70. 1923
(Echinocactus microspermus)
low water requirement
 




   This Argentina and Bolivia native has flower colors ranging from red, to orange and yellow
 
Parodia ottonis  (Lehmann) N.P.Taylor  v. laguna garz  
(Notocactus ottonis v. laguna garz)
low water requirement
 
   
 
Parodia rudibuenekeri  (W.R.Abraham) Hofacker & P.J.Braun    
Cactaceae Consensus Init. 6: 10. 1998
(Notocactus rudibuenekeri)
low water requirement
 
   
 
Parodia  werdermanniana   (Herter) N. P. Taylor
Bradleya 5: 93 (1987).
(Notocactus werdermannianus, Notocactus vanveitii)
low water requirement
 
   
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Parodia page last updated: June 12, 2010.