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September 2011- Miniature Cacti and Succulents
This is about all the smaller forms and species of C&S- the smaller the better
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 CoronaCactus.com 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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Good Luck to all!!
John C and Jens
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I hope this is miniature enough:
Nothing smells as sweet as a frangipani flower...
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My not so miniature Epithelantha micromeris
There's no 12 step programme for Cactaholics...so I shall just have to get some more!!
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- Location: Chandler, Arizona, USA
12 years old, 2.25 inch pot. Pediocactus winkleri RP132.
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- Location: Chino, Ca, USA (zone 10)
Three year old Frailea castanea.
Forget the dog...Beware of the plants!!!
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(25 mm (1") in diameter and 16 years old)
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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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- Location: Ellrich, Thuringia, Germany [Zone 6b]
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.
(Wisdom of the Cree Indians)
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- Location: SoCal
Coryphantha minima in habitat:
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There are lots of miniatures in Argentina. Here's one, Yavia cryptocarpa. "crypto" hardly begins to describe it.
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How miniature do you want to go? Here is a mature plant of Anacampseros comptonii.
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Frailea lepida (Frailea gracillima) in a 2 inch pot
growing rebutia's with a mix of others.
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With apologies to the late Professor C. D. Darlington the following misquotation springs to
mind ‘cactus taxonomy is the pursuit of the impossible by the incompetent’ - Fearn & Pearcy, Rebutia (1981)
Melt In The Sun
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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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Rebutia CV Sunrise
A rescue dog is never to old to learn to be a real dog.