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one of my mamma's I. D. Please

Posted by jamesfe b5 (My Page) on
Sun, Nov 6, 05 at 20:28

I have a few . Can anyone I.D. this one please!!Image hosted by Photobucket.com I was going to post this one (snow on the mountain).


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RE: one of my mamma's I. D. Please

From what I can see, it might be M. parkinsonii, but I may be way off too.

~Rosemarie


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RE: one of my mamma's I. D. Please

Roesmarie could be right... parkinsonii is a possibility, but it could also be a short spined form of hahniana, or even formosa, or even chionocephala... the pic is a bit blurred so it's not easy to make out the spine count etc. Has it flowered? if so what colour?

Cheers, CP.


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RE: one of my mamma's I. D. Please

I don't think its M. parkinsonii, partly because it isn't exactly a common box store type plant, and partly because the central spines look too short. There's perhaps half a dozen species it might be, I just can't tell from the blurred piccie. A side shot is sometimes helpful as well it shows the mature areoles better, and the overall body shape.


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