Plant ID please

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imm3344
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Plant ID please

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Hello all,

I have this plant and would like to know its name (I think it is a cactus). It is around 40 cm wide and 20 cm high. I had it for a long time and cannot remember if I have planted two plants in the same pot or just one. I wanted to move it to a bigger pot as it has outgrown its current one. If I knew the name, I could take better care of it.

Thank you in advance!

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CactusFanDan
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Re: Plant ID please

Post by CactusFanDan »

Wow, that's one heck of a crest! Very impressive. As for the ID, if those reverted stems do belong to the crest, then the name would be Opuntia subulata cristata. Since this plant is probably grown a little dry there are no leaves visible on the crest. :P
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Re: Plant ID please

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Austrocylindropuntia cylindrica cristata
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