A few unknown plants I bought recently

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Re: A few unknown plants I bought recently

Post by MikeT » Mon Nov 20, 2006 10:35 pm

I was thinking of Aichryson laxum, though a quick google gives it as a synonym of domesticum.
The Gymno could well be saglione, but doesn't seem a bit short on number of ribs; that might just be age - how big is the plant?

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Re: A few unknown plants I bought recently

Post by Victoria » Wed Nov 22, 2006 4:39 pm

I had the same thought on the Gymno rib count. It is in a 3.5" pot if that helps.

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Re: A few unknown plants I bought recently

Post by Rob » Wed Nov 22, 2006 9:19 pm

I was thinking maybe a form of G.pflanzii.

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Re: A few unknown plants I bought recently

Post by Victoria » Thu Nov 23, 2006 3:47 pm

Think that may be correct, found a picture of G.pflanzii albipulpa on this site: http://www.pottokakthus.com/photos/218.jpg and it is a good likeness.

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Re: A few unknown plants I bought recently

Post by Rob » Thu Nov 23, 2006 7:49 pm

Yes 'albipulpa' does seem to colour up a bit. It is the only pflanzii that has given me trouble in the past. I have now been told by a friend who has visited them in Bolivia that I should give this one a bit more warmth.

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