A species discovered and named by Teresa Strehl from an area near the city of Porto Allegre in Rio Grande do Sul in the town of Dom Feliciano. It strongly resembles Dyckia hebdingii in general aspect with many leaves in a dense 12 inch rosette. The color is light green with a coating of silver trichomes. The marginal spines are short and serrate. In nature this plant lives on exposed rocky outcrops with little soil, in full sun.