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by Keith H
Thu May 08, 2014 5:49 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Un-named Gymnocalycium
Replies: 4
Views: 612

Re: Un-named Gymnocalycium

Gymnocalycium hyptiacanthum, perhaps? That was very helpful Chris, my father kept a log of all the plants but Gymnocalycium hypiacanthum is not on the list however looking into hypiacanthum I find Graham Charles placed G.urugayensis as a sub species of hypiacanthum and urugayensis is on the list. T...
by Keith H
Wed May 07, 2014 7:43 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Un-named Gymnocalycium
Replies: 4
Views: 612

Un-named Gymnocalycium

When I collected my plants many of them had faded labels or they had gone AWOL, this Gymnocalycium is one of the nameless, hopefully some one can point me in the right direction. Taken six days ago, colour balance is wrong I was playing with a new to me used macro lens. unknowngymno4.jpg These were ...
by Keith H
Sun May 04, 2014 7:07 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: I.D. needed
Replies: 6
Views: 728

Re: I.D. needed

CactusFanDan wrote:Mammillaria zeilmanniana.
That is more like it Dan. (Mammillaria bocasana is much more fluffy)
by Keith H
Wed Apr 30, 2014 8:31 pm
Forum: Monthly Photo Competitions
Topic: April 2014 - I like this plant because.....
Replies: 11
Views: 4438

Re: April 2014 - I like this plant because.....

https://iyhnpa.dm1.livefilestore.com/y2pTGLYdBXcNqImogfQOqdxOil-rWGcNfaoWBJipnQGZ_OwAaoSCDwl88FiFPsifF1J2yYosdp3gh6mSBKJYhkhIli4h0XXXSmU_JkM5vW4_tU/_MG_2783.jpg Stenocactus hastatus (?) Taken this afternoon, it is the first of my cacti to flower since they have been back in my care. When I left the...
by Keith H
Tue Apr 29, 2014 7:35 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Another early one
Replies: 8
Views: 806

Re: Another early one

Aiko wrote:
Keith H wrote:Very nice Ian, but what is it?
Cintia knizei, or whatever it is called nowadays...
Thank you Aiko, I assumed Ian had not stuck buttercup flowers to a Gymno but that is as far as I got, beautiful plant which I will now find some more information about.
by Keith H
Mon Apr 28, 2014 10:24 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Another early one
Replies: 8
Views: 806

Re: Another early one

Very nice Ian, but what is it?
by Keith H
Fri Apr 25, 2014 9:29 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: My Cabinet: Gymnocalycium ragonesei
Replies: 9
Views: 969

Re: My Cabinet: Gymnocalycium ragonesei

My regonesei has seven little flower buds, the largest two are the size of small peas so I know what I have to look forward to. It just about fills a three inch round pot, is in full sunshine from about 10am through to 4 in the afternoon (though not today because it is raining) and has been kept at ...
by Keith H
Tue Apr 22, 2014 7:59 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Plant ID please
Replies: 12
Views: 2109

Re: Plant ID please

Not sure that I could help but we can not see the images without a G00gle+ account. :(
by Keith H
Thu Apr 10, 2014 12:55 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Compost and Limestone
Replies: 10
Views: 1289

Re: Compost and Limestone

Thanks Dave, the item described as 'Horticultural Gypsum Micro Granuals Garden '? When I looked up crushed Gypsum I got links to quarries and exporters of said, I should get some to spread on my London Clay lawn and keep a small quantity for the North American cacti.
by Keith H
Wed Apr 09, 2014 8:16 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Compost and Limestone
Replies: 10
Views: 1289

Re: Compost and Limestone

Interesting reading that first link, where can you buy small quantities of crushed gypsum, I assume that I can not just break up some plaster board off cuts.