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by Tony R
Wed Jun 02, 2021 7:59 pm
Forum: Small Opuntias (Tephrocactus Study Group)
Topic: What is this Pterocactus please?
Replies: 6
Views: 462

Re: What is this please?

Mike P wrote:
Wed Jun 02, 2021 5:44 pm
P nequensis?

Here is the rest of the photo of this old plant, MIke, with another of this year's segments + flower and a previous year's segment ....

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by Tony R
Wed Jun 02, 2021 4:07 pm
Forum: Small Opuntias (Tephrocactus Study Group)
Topic: Maihueniopsis minuta
Replies: 14
Views: 1289

Re: Maihueniopsis minuta

ralphrmartin wrote:
Tue Jun 01, 2021 4:19 pm
Huge flowers for such tiny cladodes!
This one today has a much smaller flower plus many more buds.
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by Tony R
Wed Jun 02, 2021 2:01 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Cactus and Succulent Review
Replies: 10
Views: 493

Re: Cactus and Succulent Review

As always, Sheila, an excellent variety of articles, superbly laid out. Thank you. (tu)
by Tony R
Wed Jun 02, 2021 8:26 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello....
Replies: 8
Views: 433

Re: Hello....

A warm welcome from me too, Ken!
by Tony R
Tue Jun 01, 2021 9:01 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Mammillaria haudeana
Replies: 13
Views: 516

Re: Mammillaria haudeana

Pity about the incorrect spelling of saboae in the article though, Al, without the required a.
by Tony R
Tue Jun 01, 2021 2:40 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Mammillaria haudeana
Replies: 13
Views: 516

Re: Mammillaria haudeana

Lovely plant, Mark, well done! But now, in Graham Evans' fine review of a recent DNA study,in totday's Cactus & Succulent Review, he tells us that we should now be calling this Cochemiea saboae subsp. haudeana but does add "Will you be changing your labels? That's entirely up to you!" My mammillaria...
by Tony R
Tue Jun 01, 2021 11:29 am
Forum: Small Opuntias (Tephrocactus Study Group)
Topic: Maihueniopsis minuta
Replies: 14
Views: 1289

Maihueniopsis minuta

It the first of a new month, so here is the first of (what I hope) many of my M. minuta/mandragora in flower today.


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by Tony R
Tue Jun 01, 2021 8:26 am
Forum: Aloes, Gasteria, Haworthia Etc (The Haworthia Society)
Topic: A Gasteria requires data explaining
Replies: 4
Views: 271

Re: A Gasteria requires data explaining

A pity we don't know more about "the old clone from Kirstenbosch 1964". Having looked through all my photos (and Al's and Derek's) taken in the reserve collection at Kirstenbosch in 2011, I don't see anything similar (but that does not mean it wasn't still there). So Etwin Aslander had some of this ...
by Tony R
Tue Jun 01, 2021 7:11 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from sunny Southport
Replies: 7
Views: 772

Re: Hello from sunny Southport

Hi Doug,
Welcome to the Forum. We look forward to hearing more from you.
Your 'rat tail' cactus is in fact a Peanut Cactus.
It has undergone many name changes in the last few decades, including Cereus silvestri, Chamaecereus silvestri, Lobivia silvestri and, more recently, Echinopsis chamaecereus.