Two New Cacti To Identify.

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Bonsai2
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Two New Cacti To Identify.

Post by Bonsai2 » Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:41 pm

Hello

My two new Cacti arrived today. One between 5 and 8 years, the other around 10 years old.

Could you please help identify them? The smaller one has slightly larger tougher spines than the other.

Many thanks
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Re: Two New Cacti To Identify.

Post by Mal L » Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:45 pm

Possibly two different forms of Thelocactus macdowellii?
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Re: Two New Cacti To Identify.

Post by Diane » Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:28 pm

I think the first one is Thelocactus macdowelli, but the second looks like a pale form of Thelocactus bicolor possibly var. flavispina.
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Re: Two New Cacti To Identify.

Post by ralphrmartin » Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:41 pm

I go with Diane on this one, er these two.
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Re: Two New Cacti To Identify.

Post by Werewolf » Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:08 pm

1. Thelocactus macdowellii
2. Thelocactus bicolor (probably ssp. bolaensis)
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