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September 2016 - anything globular, spherical or circular in shape

Post by Chris L » Fri Sep 02, 2016 8:22 pm

Plants, flowers, buds, seed pots - anything round in shape.
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Re: September 2016 - anything globular, spherical or circular in shape

Post by Jim_Mercer » Sun Sep 04, 2016 4:01 pm

I can't find a spherical plant, but I have got some spherical leaves...
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Re: September 2016 - anything globular, spherical or circular in shape

Post by Spro » Mon Sep 12, 2016 12:54 pm

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Re: RE: September 2016 - anything globular, spherical or circular in shape

Post by cornelid » Mon Sep 12, 2016 6:05 pm

Stapelia
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It's sort of globular, for now!
I've lost the label, so any suggestions would be welcome?
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Re: September 2016 - anything globular, spherical or circular in shape

Post by Liz M » Mon Sep 12, 2016 10:04 pm

It looks like Stapelia magnifica with that flower coming.
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Re: September 2016 - anything globular, spherical or circular in shape

Post by cornelid » Thu Sep 15, 2016 12:01 pm

Stapelia in flower
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It's NOT so globular now!
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Re: RE: Re: September 2016 - anything globular, spherical or circular in shape

Post by cornelid » Fri Sep 16, 2016 7:02 pm

Liz M wrote:It looks like Stapelia magnifica with that flower coming.
Is there such a plant, because I can't find it?
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Re: September 2016 - anything globular, spherical or circular in shape

Post by Tony R » Fri Sep 16, 2016 7:56 pm

Try S. grandiflora
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Re: September 2016 - anything globular, spherical or circular in shape

Post by Sheila » Sun Sep 18, 2016 12:08 am

Hi,

I have this plant as Gymnocalycium damsii rotundulum. Rotundulum presumably means round, and I think it has a nice round look in this picture.
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Re: September 2016 - anything globular, spherical or circular in shape

Post by Aiko » Sun Sep 18, 2016 9:30 am

Sheila wrote:Rotundulum presumably means round
It does. Or 'rounded'.
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