February 2017 "Ladies plants"

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February 2017 "Ladies plants"

Postby rodsmith » Thu Feb 02, 2017 7:19 pm

For better or worse I have chosen this month's subject. Ladies plants refers to the species name when named (or apparently named) after a woman, eg Lithops dorotheae, Gymnocactus ysabelae or Agave Victoria Reginae. Your photos should be of any succulent plant of a species named after a female. Should give plenty of scope for the inventive photographer.
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Re: February 2017 "Ladies plants"

Postby DaveW » Fri Feb 03, 2017 9:37 am

Just to start it off for those that don't know which they are, the Latin name often ends in "ae" as Rod says but not always, therefore this link may help. A similar one for Other Succulents is at the end of cacti if you scroll down the link:-

http://kwiki.republika.pl/wom.html

Sulcorebutia tarabucoensis ssp. lindae

S.-tarabucoensis-lindae-RF-.jpg


Sulcorebutia patriciae

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Mammillaria saboae

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Mammillaria sanchez-mejoradae

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Re: February 2017 "Ladies plants"

Postby Tony R » Fri Feb 03, 2017 9:44 am

DaveW wrote: Sorry I cannot find a similar one for Other Succulents:-

The other succulents are on this same list if you scroll down beyond the cacti :wink: Thanks Dave.
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Re: February 2017 "Ladies plants"

Postby DaveW » Fri Feb 03, 2017 9:52 am

Yes I just found it and altered it Tony as you posted, thanks.
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Re: February 2017 "Ladies plants"

Postby rodsmith » Fri Feb 03, 2017 2:43 pm

Thanks Dave & Tony for the extra info.
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Re: February 2017 "Ladies plants"

Postby Jim_Mercer » Thu Feb 09, 2017 3:00 pm

Crassula celia - might post another picture if the flower buds open

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Re: February 2017 "Ladies plants"

Postby juster » Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:01 pm

Thanks Dave for the link to this interesting list. Here's my Echeveria calderonae, a very small plant purchased last year.
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Re: February 2017 "Ladies plants"

Postby Jim_Mercer » Sun Feb 19, 2017 5:49 pm

Flowers on Celia beginning to open

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Re: February 2017 "Ladies plants"

Postby Chris L » Sun Feb 26, 2017 9:42 pm

I've been through the list provided and these are flower that I have that match the list.

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Gymnocalycium bruchii brigittae P214


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Gymnocalycium bruchii brigittae P214


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Gymnocalycium bruchii brigittae P214


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Gymnocalycium bruchii brigittae P214


mammillaria_carmenae[2014_001a].jpg
Mammillaria carmenae


mammillaria_giselae[2015_001a].jpg
Mammillaria giselae


lobivia_formosa_v_rosarioana_f_rubriflora_WR528[2012_001].jpg
Lobivia formosa v rosarioana f rubriflora


lobivia_formosa_v_rosarioana_fa_rubriflora_WR528[2013_001a].jpg
Lobivia formosa v rosarioana f rubriflora


lobivia_formosa_v_rosarioana_fa_rubriflora_WR528[2013_001b].jpg
Lobivia formosa v rosarioana f rubriflora


turbinicarpus_valdezianus[2013_001a].jpg
Turbinicarpus valdezianus


turbinicarpus_valdezianus[2014_001b].jpg
Turbinicarpus valdezianus


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Turbinicarpus valdezianus


turbinicarpus_valdezianus[2013_001b].jpg
Turbinicarpus valdezianus


turbinicarpus_valdezianus[2015_001a].jpg
Turbinicarpus valdezianus


turbinicarpus_valdezianus[2014_001a].jpg
Turbinicarpus valdezianus


tubinicarpus_ysabelae[2012_001a].jpg
Tubinicarpus ysabelae


tubinicarpus_ysabelae[2012_001b].jpg
Tubinicarpus ysabelae


tubinicarpus_ysabelae[2012_001c].jpg
Tubinicarpus ysabelae
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Re: February 2017 "Ladies plants"

Postby Sylvia » Mon Feb 27, 2017 10:56 am

A few of mine.
Mammillaria theresae.JPG
Mammillaria theresae.JPG (63.93 KiB) Viewed 466 times
Lithops dorothea.JPG
Lithops dorothea.JPG (69.36 KiB) Viewed 466 times
Mamm. saboae 3.JPG
Mamm. saboae 3.JPG (43.3 KiB) Viewed 466 times
Crassula celia 2.JPG
Crassula celia 2.JPG (117.27 KiB) Viewed 466 times
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