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Contest 58 : Miniature Cacti and Succulents

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Contest 58 : Miniature Cacti and Succulents

Postby Jens » Sat Sep 03, 2011 3:25 pm

September 2011- Miniature Cacti and Succulents
This is about all the smaller forms and species of C&S- the smaller the better 8)

Remember, along with each contest is a seperate thread for discussion and posting all your "other" pics, Click here

To the winner goes, A $10 gift certificate towards any purchase. (Plants, tools, Pots, labels, etc.)
NOTE: For members outside of the USA non-plant prizes can only be awarded.

for submissions will be Thursday, September 15th at 12 o´clock midnight Central Standart Time

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Postby frangipani » Sun Sep 04, 2011 8:12 am

I hope this is miniature enough:

Nothing smells as sweet as a frangipani flower...
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Postby cactihunter » Mon Sep 05, 2011 11:03 am


My not so miniature Epithelantha micromeris :lol:
There's no 12 step programme for I shall just have to get some more!!
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Postby peterb » Mon Sep 05, 2011 8:45 pm


12 years old, 2.25 inch pot. Pediocactus winkleri RP132.

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Postby Tony » Mon Sep 05, 2011 11:32 pm

Three year old Frailea castanea.
Forget the dog...Beware of the plants!!!

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Postby Christer Johansson » Tue Sep 06, 2011 3:58 am

Aztekium ritteri
(25 mm (1") in diameter and 16 years old)
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Postby SnowFella » Tue Sep 06, 2011 10:59 pm

Came with a Tephrocactus label but I can't for the life of me give it a better name, it's tiny though in it's 2inch pot.
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Postby Ralf » Wed Sep 07, 2011 5:53 pm

Blossfeldia liliputana
Only when the last tree has died, the last river has been poisoned and the last fish has been caught will we realize that we cannot eat money.
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Postby CactusJordi » Thu Sep 08, 2011 3:28 am

Coryphantha minima in habitat:
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Postby Buck Hemenway » Thu Sep 08, 2011 12:45 pm

There are lots of miniatures in Argentina. Here's one, Yavia cryptocarpa. "crypto" hardly begins to describe it.

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Postby iann » Thu Sep 08, 2011 6:12 pm

How miniature do you want to go? Here is a mature plant of Anacampseros comptonii.
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Postby hob » Mon Sep 12, 2011 5:44 pm

Frailea lepida (Frailea gracillima) in a 2 inch pot

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growing rebutia's with a mix of others.
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Postby Arjen » Tue Sep 13, 2011 1:56 pm

turbinicarpus klinkerianus

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mind ‘cactus taxonomy is the pursuit of the impossible by the incompetent’ - Fearn & Pearcy, Rebutia (1981)
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Postby Melt In The Sun » Tue Sep 13, 2011 8:01 pm

No coins for scale here! This is Aloe cremnophila (I think); not as small as some of the cacti around here but really wimpy for a stemmed aloe.

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Postby *Barracuda_52* » Tue Sep 13, 2011 9:15 pm

8) Click pic for better viewing..

Rebutia CV Sunrise

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