The stem is blackish green and near to sphere.   The lib is low and separated with cleavages to form many, small, lined tubercles (lumps).   Each tubercle has an areole with three sharp spines which does not rise but project as if it is crawling its surface.   The spine is ivory at the end and blackish brown at the base.

The flower is green-tinged white and large for its stock size.

Classification: Cactaceae Gymnocalycium
Scientific name: Gymnocalycium bodenbenderianum
Japanese name: Kairyumaru
English Name: ---
Native locality: Argentina
Ecological description: ---
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Planting place: South and Central America Greenhouse
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