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Contest 69 : Discussion and related Pictures

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Contest 69 : Discussion and related Pictures

Postby Jens » Wed Aug 01, 2012 8:35 pm

Please discuss the pictures of Plants with no Spines in this thread

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Re: Contest 69 : Discussion and related Pictures

Postby Jens » Thu Aug 02, 2012 4:45 pm

Great plant Daiv, it shows the variability of cacti so nicely (without spines)- but this topic mostly is succulent country, I gues. Let´s see what comes up in this one.
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Re: Contest 69 : Discussion and related Pictures

Postby gemhunter178 » Thu Aug 02, 2012 10:56 pm

Does "very little spines" or "no noticeable spines" count?
Just clarifying....
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Re: Contest 69 : Discussion and related Pictures

Postby John C » Fri Aug 03, 2012 5:09 pm

gemhunter178 wrote:Does "very little spines" or "no noticeable spines" count?
Just clarifying....


I believe the idea should mean no spines whatsoever, but let's wait to see if Jens agrees - just to be sure.
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Re: Contest 69 : Discussion and related Pictures

Postby daiv » Sat Aug 04, 2012 9:14 pm

Nice variety of entries thus far...
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Re: Contest 69 : Discussion and related Pictures

Postby Subverted » Sat Aug 04, 2012 10:16 pm

I thought about entering this but it is so hard to get a photo that does this species justice...at least it is for me. First time it has flowered for me. :D

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Re: Contest 69 : Discussion and related Pictures

Postby majcka » Sun Aug 05, 2012 4:09 pm

I was thinking about put this one on:
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Or maybe even this one:
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It was a hard decision.
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Re: Contest 69 : Discussion and related Pictures

Postby gemhunter178 » Sun Aug 05, 2012 7:20 pm

Thinking about Echinopsis subdenudata, will that count as "no spines"?
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Re: Contest 69 : Discussion and related Pictures

Postby majcka » Sun Aug 05, 2012 7:27 pm

gemhunter178 wrote:Thinking about Echinopsis subdenudata, will that count as "no spines"?

Sure will if it has no spines. Image
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Re: Contest 69 : Discussion and related Pictures

Postby Jens » Sun Aug 05, 2012 7:38 pm

I think the less spines the better. You could of course post a picture of a plant with very little spines too. I- It is just a theme for people to think about another section of the cactus and succulent family.
And this is a picture contest - so it´s not the best plant which wins but the picture that conveys the theme best.
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Re: Contest 69 : Discussion and related Pictures

Postby SkyClan Cat » Sun Aug 05, 2012 7:45 pm

Yet another reason to see if I can get my hands on an Echinopsis subdenudata in the near future. Those are pretty cute anyway.
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Re: Contest 69 : Discussion and related Pictures

Postby John C » Mon Aug 06, 2012 10:47 pm

Here is a spineless Ariocarpus scaphirostris x fissuratus from 2 fall-times ago.

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Re: Contest 69 : Discussion and related Pictures

Postby Jens » Wed Aug 08, 2012 7:47 pm

Nice one John! and a great reminder that most Ariocarpus don´t have too many of them spines.. =D>

@Tony: Not too many spines on that ferocactus too :shock:
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Re: Contest 69 : Discussion and related Pictures

Postby John C » Thu Aug 09, 2012 2:38 am

Thanks Jens! Out of hundreds of pictures of my Ariocarpus flowering, there are only a few that I really like and this is definitely one of them.

Tony - I don't think we can allow you to enter the photo contest with that photograph. Just because you cut the spines off of that Ferocactus doesn't mean it's naturally spineless. That's just cruel! [-(

(Just joking - I do know that this plant is naturally spineless) :wink:
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Re: Contest 69 : Discussion and related Pictures

Postby Alber khan » Thu Aug 09, 2012 5:38 am

Can we post more than one pictures?Just checking.
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