Is this a small Opuntia? Species?

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Is this a small Opuntia? Species?

Post by Licespray » Fri Aug 20, 2021 8:23 am

I forgot this guy was sitting in a pot neglected the last 12 months. Grown a fair bit since I last looked at it!

Any ID?
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Re: Is this a small Opuntia? Species?

Post by Phil_SK » Fri Aug 20, 2021 9:54 am

Looks to be the monstrose version of Cylindropuntia fulgida var. mamillata, sometimes known as the boxing glove cholla.
Phil Crewe, BCSS 38143. Mostly S. American cacti, esp. Lobivia, Sulcorebutia and little Opuntia
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Re: Is this a small Opuntia? Species?

Post by Licespray » Fri Aug 20, 2021 2:50 pm

Now that you’ve said Cylindropuntia it seems so obvious! Thanks! Not allowed to have them here unfortunately so it’ll be gone soon.

Only Opuntia/Cylindropuntia allowed is O. ficus-indicus.
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