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by iann
Mon Jun 21, 2021 10:03 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Mammillaria albiflora
Replies: 9
Views: 273

Re: Mammillaria albiflora

It isn't M. herrerae. They're quite distinct and this isn't it, spines, body, and roots are all M. albiflora. The flower, on the other hand ... a hybrid is a possibility, but if anything the flowers are even smaller than M. herrerae.
by iann
Sun Jun 20, 2021 9:04 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Mammillaria albiflora
Replies: 9
Views: 273

Re: Mammillaria albiflora

This is one of my favourite species because of its normally spectacular flowers. Like these:
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by iann
Sun Jun 20, 2021 8:35 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Mammillaria albiflora
Replies: 9
Views: 273

Mammillaria albiflora

Or not? These flowers aren't quite what I was expecting.
albiflora-0620.jpg
by iann
Sun Jun 20, 2021 8:34 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Differences between "T. valdezianus" and "T. valdezianus v. albiflorus"
Replies: 3
Views: 154

Re: Differences between "T. valdezianus" and "T. valdezianus v. albiflorus"

I haven't noticed any size difference between var valdezianus and var albiflorus. Var albiflorus appears less densely-spined, with more of the green body visible. I haven't counted if there is an actual difference in the spine counts, but the appearance is quite distinct. Flowers are different obvio...
by iann
Fri Jun 18, 2021 8:00 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Top shelf plants???
Replies: 6
Views: 431

Re: Top shelf plants???

Stomatiums.
by iann
Thu Jun 17, 2021 7:26 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Some big flowers today
Replies: 1
Views: 213

Some big flowers today

Tephrocactus geometricus is always good for a big flower at this time of year, occasionally two. geometricus-0617.jpg T. bonnieae has slightly smaller flowers, otherwise almost identical, but it produces quite a lot of them. bonnieae-0617.jpg This other South American also has fairly big flowers. It...
by iann
Thu Jun 17, 2021 7:22 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: How much longer?
Replies: 7
Views: 557

Re: How much longer?

Surely today I thought. I really wanted a display like Diane's, but it wasn't to be. Surely tomorrow!
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by iann
Wed Jun 16, 2021 8:20 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: From the sublime to the ridiculous?
Replies: 2
Views: 171

Re: From the sublime to the ridiculous?

Brown flowers must look nice to something?
by iann
Wed Jun 16, 2021 7:51 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Perhaps my prettiest Copiapoa
Replies: 1
Views: 126

Perhaps my prettiest Copiapoa

Copiapoa longistaminea
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