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Is this a Noto?

Posted by thefof NSW Aust (My Page) on
Sat, Oct 22, 05 at 7:23

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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RE: Is this a Noto?

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!?!?!?!


RE: Is this a Noto?

  • Posted by tequila 26N 97.5W Z 9b (My Page) on
    Sat, Oct 22, 05 at 13:11

Look at this picture of Parodia werdermanniana
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Probably it fits better than Parodia scopa, and the flowers are near the apex

Here is a link that might be useful: Parodia

RE: Is this a Noto?

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

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