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by Phil_SK
Wed Jun 23, 2021 7:19 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Getting colademononis to accept pollen
Replies: 9
Views: 187

Re: Getting colademononis to accept pollen

The term 'mentor pollen' is new to me but the idea isn't, though it's usually recommended to enable selfing: I want to self a Mammillaria so I apply its pollen together with some Eriosyce pollen, hoping the latter will overcome the self-incompatability mechanisms and allow the Mammilaria pollen to '...
by Phil_SK
Wed Jun 23, 2021 4:41 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: IDs required please
Replies: 33
Views: 2829

Re: IDs required please

and Acanthocalycium thionanthum below.
by Phil_SK
Tue Jun 22, 2021 9:58 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Getting colademononis to accept pollen
Replies: 9
Views: 187

Re: Getting colademononis to accept pollen

edds wrote:
Tue Jun 22, 2021 9:29 pm
I'm obviously not doing something right!
I doubt that you're the problem, rather, for some reason this plant doesn't cross easily even with fairly near relatives.
by Phil_SK
Tue Jun 22, 2021 5:43 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Aylostera ID
Replies: 7
Views: 190

Re: Aylostera ID

I posted a pic of mine last month viewtopic.php?f=1&t=171497&p=311261#p311261 My best guess was supthutiana, though that wasn't very well researched.
by Phil_SK
Wed Jun 16, 2021 5:50 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Identification
Replies: 29
Views: 1024

Re: Identification

Can we keep comments civil, please.
by Phil_SK
Tue Jun 15, 2021 10:06 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Hardy Disocactus
Replies: 17
Views: 761

Re: Hardy Disocactus

From Molecular phylogeny and taxonomy of the genus Disocactus (Cactaceae), based on the DNA sequences of six chloroplast markers https://bioone.org/journals/willdenowia/volume-46/issue-1/wi.46.46112/Molecular-phylogeny-and-taxonomy-of-the-genus-Disocactus-Cactaceae-based/10.3372/wi.46.46112.full Mor...
by Phil_SK
Tue Jun 15, 2021 5:40 am
Forum: Small Opuntias (Tephrocactus Study Group)
Topic: Mixed Opuntias (2)
Replies: 3
Views: 196

Re: Mixed Opuntias (2)

The Maihueniopsis looks more like M. hickenii than M. platyacantha.
by Phil_SK
Tue Jun 15, 2021 5:39 am
Forum: Small Opuntias (Tephrocactus Study Group)
Topic: Mixed Opuntias (1)
Replies: 2
Views: 138

Re: Mixed Opuntias (1)

The first one's a Cumulopuntia, maybe rossiana.
by Phil_SK
Mon Jun 14, 2021 6:16 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Identification
Replies: 29
Views: 1024

Re: Identification

While I'm inclined to agree with the id as oxygona, it would be useful to see the plant body, please!
by Phil_SK
Mon Jun 14, 2021 6:08 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Notocactus magnificus -according to the label
Replies: 7
Views: 371

Re: Notocactus magnificus -according to the label

The middle one's probably Echinopsis huascha.