Is this a Noto?

thefof(NSW Aust)October 22, 2005

Got this plant recently, labelled as Notocactus scopa v rubrispinus. Now it has flowered, I really don't know what it is. The flower colours would suggest a Noto, but I can't think of any Noto where the flowers come from the side of the plant, rather than the apex. The plant is in a 3" pot, making the flowers about 1.5" - 2" across.

Any ideas??



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Looks like a noto to me too. I suppose there can be exceptions to most things. Notos generally bloom from the apex but maybe this one decided to be different.

Who knows!?!?!?!


    Bookmark   October 22, 2005 at 11:31AM
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Look at this picture of Parodia werdermanniana

Probably it fits better than Parodia scopa, and the flowers are near the apex

Here is a link that might be useful: Parodia

    Bookmark   October 22, 2005 at 1:11PM
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shrubs_n_bulbs(z8/9 UK)

Those flowers are Notocactus (maybe Parodia) all the way to the bank. Its just trying to fool you ;)

    Bookmark   October 22, 2005 at 6:46PM
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