Aylostera for ID

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Aylostera for ID

Post by ralphrmartin » Fri May 10, 2019 1:30 pm

I acquired this as a cutting from Winterbourne, a few years ago. It superficially looks somewhat like Rebutia heliosa, but the flowers are very different. Has anyone got a name for it? Or is it a sport of a known species?
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Re: Aylostera for ID

Post by Phil_SK » Sat May 25, 2019 9:02 pm

Do you think it might be einsteinii ssp gonjianii? For comparison:
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Re: Aylostera for ID

Post by Ray_in_Norfolk » Sun May 26, 2019 10:05 am

Hi Ralph
It could be R. pygmaea v diersiana.
I don't have a picture to hand but my gonjanii is much smaller and the flowers have pointed petals.
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Re: Aylostera for ID

Post by ralphrmartin » Sun May 26, 2019 6:49 pm

It's certainly not the typical form of either of those two plants - I have several clones of each of them. But thanks for your suggestions!
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