April - The best yellow flower

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April - The best yellow flower

Post by rodsmith » Sun Apr 03, 2016 8:07 am

Yellow flowers are my favourites so I thought I would indulge myself by setting a subject that I will enjoy judging. The photos can be of any yellow flower or flowers on a cactus or other succulent and I will be judging on subject, display and photographic merit.

Good luck.
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Re: April - The best yellow flower

Post by John Dos » Sun Apr 03, 2016 11:02 am

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Aichryson parlatorei, a small (15 cm tall), annual leaf-succulent, with star-shaped flowers with up to nine yellow petals. Photograph taken in situ in Bco. de Azuaje in the north of Gran Canaria. A group of them growing among Aeonium seedlings and tiny Monanthes.
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Re: April - The best yellow flower

Post by Chris L » Tue Apr 05, 2016 8:05 pm

Here are five to be going on with.
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Acanthocalycium glaucum
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Frailea castanea
notocactus_submammulosus[2013_001c].jpg
Notocactus submammulosus
notocatus_tabularis[2011_001a].jpg
Notocatus tabularis
gymnocalycium_sp[2010_001].jpg
Gymnocalycium sp
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Re: April - The best yellow flower

Post by DaveW » Wed Apr 06, 2016 9:39 am

Notocactus mammulosus.
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Re: April - The best yellow flower

Post by The Tunn » Fri Apr 08, 2016 11:42 am

Astrophytum myriostigma
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Re: April - The best yellow flower

Post by John Dos » Fri Apr 08, 2016 12:47 pm

Euphorbia cf. lamarckii, a somehow different yellow 'flower', mostly overseen, more so when growing between big, yellow flowered Opuntia. Flowering right now.
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Re: April - The best yellow flower

Post by Tony R » Fri Apr 08, 2016 1:34 pm

Talking of opuntias, here are three of mine from last year:
Cumulo rossiana fuauxiana smaller.jpg
Cumulopuntia rossiana var. fuauxiana
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Maihueniopsis mandragora (=minuta)
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Maihueniopsis minuta
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Re: April - The best yellow flower

Post by ChrisR » Thu Apr 14, 2016 5:23 pm

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Conophytum flavum.
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Re: April - The best yellow flower

Post by ChrisR » Thu Apr 14, 2016 5:28 pm

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Conophytum tantillum ssp. inexpectatum
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Re: April - The best yellow flower

Post by ChrisR » Thu Apr 14, 2016 5:39 pm

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Conophytum auriflorum
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