November 2016 - Lophophora

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November 2016 - Lophophora

Postby DaveW » Wed Nov 02, 2016 10:47 am

Phil says I have to pick the subject this month. It is hard to find a new subject, but unless I missed it looking through the back list I don't think we have had Lophophora?

Lophophora jourdaniana

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Lophophora kohresii

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Lophophora alberto-vojtechii

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Re: November 2016 - Lophophora

Postby MikeT » Tue Nov 08, 2016 10:11 am

Interest rather than beauty. This Loph seedling suffered from rsm, and the growing point and whole top of the plant was scarred. The new growth occurred from deep inside the plant, not from an areole, bursting out of the scarred top. Rather like an Echinocereus flower bud or shoot. Or something from Alien. I have seen offsets form this way on undamaged Lophophoras, but don't have a photo of this happening.
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Re: November 2016 - Lophophora

Postby jfabiao » Tue Nov 08, 2016 1:55 pm

Lophophora 'decipiens', probably just an invalid name for L. fricii but nevertheless very nice with the powder blue epidermis and pink flowers.
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Re: November 2016 - Lophophora

Postby Jim_Mercer » Mon Nov 28, 2016 4:47 pm

I've had a bit of a problem with mice recently, this Lophophora fricii was one of many plants that they nibbled.
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Re: November 2016 - Lophophora

Postby DaveW » Mon Nov 28, 2016 7:07 pm

I had a snail do the same thing Jim. Whether they get coloured dreams afterwards I do not know.
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Re: November 2016 - Lophophora

Postby Phil_SK » Tue Dec 06, 2016 4:37 pm

Dave tells me he's chosen jfabiao as his winner! Could you pick a topic for December?
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Re: November 2016 - Lophophora

Postby jfabiao » Wed Dec 07, 2016 8:45 am

Thank you, Dave. :D
How about "Happy families" - pictures of clusters of cacti or succulents?
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Re: November 2016 - Lophophora

Postby DaveW » Thu Dec 08, 2016 10:01 am

I think you have to start it off as a New Topic Jfabiao = December "Happy Families"?

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