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by M S Smith
Sun Sep 03, 2006 4:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The "new" Astrophytum (Digitostigma caput-madusae)
Replies: 29
Views: 8441

I'm not a grower of Astrophytums myself, but I do find Astrophytums interesting from an aesthetical point of view, especially when it comes to all the interesting hybrids. Which brings me to my question, has anyone made hybrids with A. caput-medusae? I am so curious what a A. caput-medusae x A. aste...
by M S Smith
Sat Jul 29, 2006 12:28 pm
Forum: Uses For Cacti
Topic: Trichocereus (T. pachanoi, T. peruvianus) to get high!
Replies: 25
Views: 16532

I must admit, close to 15 years ago I had an interest in this and other plants for their chemical constituencies, but as with all cacti once you start to grow them they take on a whole new meaning as the cultivation and collection hobby grows and you learn to enjoy the particular aesthetics of them....
by M S Smith
Tue Jul 25, 2006 5:17 pm
Forum: Uses For Cacti
Topic: Trichocereus (T. pachanoi, T. peruvianus) to get high!
Replies: 25
Views: 16532

hagbard celine, for a significantly updated version of the work you consider "incomplete" see Sacramental and Medicinal Cacti at http://rainbowgardensbookshop.com/

~Michael~
by M S Smith
Tue Jul 25, 2006 1:47 am
Forum: Cactus Picture Contest
Topic: "Monster Cactus" -Contest Number 9 (Submissions On
Replies: 19
Views: 13177

This plant came from Cactus Corral many years ago and was simply called "Trichocereus peruvianus." Often this plant gets called T. pachanoi, but it is quite different than the standard T. pachanoi in collections. I got normal and monstrose forms, this is the monstrose form and due to the n...

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