Please help ID cactus--AACK, I forgot the picture!

biwako_of_abiFebruary 11, 2006

I've had this for several years and sent out segments for rooting in trades, but I still don't know what it can be. No glochids.

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very choice item

in opuntiod family--I think--but you say 'no glochids'.

I should know it.

Possibly south american.

    Bookmark   February 11, 2006 at 10:14PM
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cactusjordi(z10 CA)

I think it's a kind of Tephrocactus.


    Bookmark   February 11, 2006 at 10:19PM
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shrubs_n_bulbs(z8/9 UK)

Yes, its a Tephrocactus, T. molinensis. These seem to be getting very popular recently, or maybe its just me noticing them since I got interested this year.

    Bookmark   February 12, 2006 at 4:32AM
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Thanks. I'm delighted to be able to put a label on it.

    Bookmark   February 12, 2006 at 10:57AM
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