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Couple of cacti for ID please

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Couple of cacti for ID please

Postby IanFrance » Sat May 12, 2012 6:06 pm

I purchased these two unnamed cacti last year for 1.30 euros each and they have flowered this year. The first looks like a Parodia. I wonder if it is P. microsperma.
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Parodia microsperma?
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The second is maybe another Parodia, but I've no idea which.
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Another Parodia?
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I also paid the princely sum of 23 euros for a Rhipsalis monacantha, which I see is actually Lepismium monacanthum. Hope I can keep it through the winter!
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Lepismium monacanthum
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Re: Couple of cacti for ID please

Postby CoronaCactus » Sat May 12, 2012 9:02 pm

P. microsperma usually has it's stem almost fully covered. Maybe P. massii?
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