ID Help Again Please

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ID Help Again Please

Postby Duns » Tue Feb 20, 2018 2:29 pm

I recently purchased 2 Mammillaria (I think!!) but that is as far as I have got with ID.
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Is it M malthildae?
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Is it M lauii or melanocentra


Many thanks in anticipation

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Re: ID Help Again Please

Postby Diane » Tue Feb 20, 2018 2:40 pm

Probably they are both M. zeilmanniana, with the first being the white flowered version - forma alba.
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Re: ID Help Again Please

Postby Mike » Tue Feb 20, 2018 2:42 pm

I think I would agree with Diane. Both lovely plants.
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Re: ID Help Again Please

Postby Duns » Tue Feb 20, 2018 7:24 pm

Thank you Diane and Mike - at least I did recognise them as Mammillaria (big improvement for me) :wink:

Your help is much appreciated. I could not resist buying these plants when I saw they were already starting to flower - of course I did not stop at just 2 plants!

John

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