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Rescue IDs

Postby Ivan » Thu Dec 07, 2017 5:37 pm

I came across these and they look like they were just watered, at least the Lithops anyway. They were in thimble pots and peat mix. I just had to rescue them. Now I need to id them. Any help would be appreciated.

ident sample.jpg


My guess would be.
#1 L. verruculosa
#2 L. hookeri
#3 (I know this one but it just won't come to me)
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Re: Rescue IDs

Postby iann » Thu Dec 07, 2017 5:56 pm

You meant L. fulviceps, right?

And you were thinking of Pleiospilos 'Royal Flush'?
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Re: Rescue IDs

Postby Ivan » Thu Dec 07, 2017 6:39 pm

iann wrote:You meant L. fulviceps, right?...


Actually I wasn't. The colour was off from what I looked at. But, Thank-you! :smile:

iann wrote:And you were thinking of Pleiospilos 'Royal Flush'?


Yes. that's the one. Not 'Royal Flush' specifically but Pleiospilos nelii. It just wouldn't come to me.

Proby, Ivan :wink:
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Re: Rescue IDs

Postby iann » Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:16 pm

L. fulviceps has dark (usually) raised bumps, any red markings will be thin lines, usually broken into very short dashes. L. verruculosa has tiny red pimples, sometimes hard to see but unique to this species.
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