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Pups on pups

Postby iann » Thu May 24, 2012 11:00 pm

Eriosyce esmeraldana is pretty slow but once it starts making pups, there's no stopping it. They come from the roots so once you spot them they're already pretty big.
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Re: Pups on pups

Postby Sharpy » Thu May 24, 2012 11:08 pm

Looks like whats under there is 3 times as big as whats above. If not bigger, lol.
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Re: Pups on pups

Postby daiv » Thu May 24, 2012 11:14 pm

The iceberg cactus!
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Re: Pups on pups

Postby iann » Thu May 24, 2012 11:19 pm

It is a flat thing on a big taproot.
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Re: Pups on pups

Postby tumamoc » Fri May 25, 2012 12:01 am

Those flowers are really very stunning.
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Re: Pups on pups

Postby Arjen » Fri May 25, 2012 6:18 am

beautiful!
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