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by ralphrmartin
Tue Aug 21, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Blossfeldia campaniflora
Replies: 4
Views: 70

Re: Blossfeldia campaniflora

Well done. These are very slow, and your patience is rewarded!
by ralphrmartin
Tue Aug 21, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: mystery Aylostera (Rebutia, Mediolobivia)
Replies: 5
Views: 129

Re: mystery Aylostera (Rebutia, Mediolobivia)

Clearly not cintiensis, an Aylostera. But I don't think its rutiliflora either, as that has yellow flowers, and very white spines and areoles - see picture. R. pygmaea v. crassa is a much fatter plant, as its name suggests. I dont have a particular suggestion. Plants going round as haagei or orurens...
by ralphrmartin
Mon Aug 20, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Echeveria cante
Replies: 10
Views: 262

Re: Echeveria cante

Interesting. I have a couple of plants of E. subrigida, and they are both quite a bit greener than that. Their flower spikes are quite similar to those of E. cante, so I suppose they are fairly closely related.
by ralphrmartin
Sat Aug 18, 2018 7:31 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Nurseries still operating in the UK
Replies: 9
Views: 583

Re: Nurseries still operating in the UK

I'm not a nursery, but I do have a wide range of plants for sale or swap:(in small quantities)
https://www.rrm.me.uk/Cacti/forsale.php
and anyone wishing to visit would be welcome.

I live on the Llyn Peninsula.

Email me for details if you would like to pay a visit - address on website.
by ralphrmartin
Sat Aug 18, 2018 7:27 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Cactus for identification please
Replies: 3
Views: 177

Re: Cactus for identification please

I agree with Phil. Just what I thought first when I saw it.
by ralphrmartin
Sat Aug 18, 2018 7:27 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Senecio stapeliiformis
Replies: 2
Views: 153

Re: Senecio stapeliiformis

Liz
yours is Senecio stapeliiformis var. minor.
Ralph
by ralphrmartin
Mon Aug 13, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Rooting Sulcorebutia pups
Replies: 5
Views: 174

Re: Rooting Sulcorebutia pups

Use a deep pot rather than a shallow pot, as it generally forms tap roots.
by ralphrmartin
Sat Aug 11, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Help identify this Euphorbia please
Replies: 5
Views: 230

Re: Help identify this Euphorbia please

There is a species called Euphorbia tenuispinosa which is also similar - but again that too has fairly regular markings.
by ralphrmartin
Sat Aug 11, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Help identify this Euphorbia please
Replies: 5
Views: 230

Re: Help identify this Euphorbia please

It's a bit like Euphorbia knuthii, although that has fairly regular markings, whereas your plant seems to be more mottled.
by ralphrmartin
Thu Aug 09, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Sponsorship for SA Succulent Euphorbia Field Guide
Replies: 1
Views: 166

Re: Sponsorship for SA Succulent Euphorbia Field Guide

I was going to subscribe, but then I saw it was 2000 Rand to post the book - over £113, That seems really excessive. Sadly, I'll wait until a UK bookseller gets a stock in, presumably not paying that much per book for postage. Surely there must be a more economical way to deliver? It does seem they ...