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

Posted by biwako_of_abi San Diego (My Page) on
Sat, Feb 11, 06 at 21:22

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

very choice item

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

I should know it.

Possibly south american.


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

I think it's a kind of Tephrocactus.

Jordi


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

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.


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

Thanks. I'm delighted to be able to put a label on it.


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