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Unknown purchase, need ID

Posted by wazungy quebec Canada (My Page) on
Sat, Nov 12, 05 at 23:40

From a local plant shop.
The shop owner has no idea.
I did a search tonight and the best guess I have is pachycereus grandis, but I think I'm wrong. It doesn't quite look right.

Any clues?

Thanks.

Waz

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RE: Unknown purchase, need ID

Stenocereus griseus?

Kate


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RE: Unknown purchase, need ID

Whatever it is, it is very healthy looking, and very nice!! :-)
Bill in SC


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RE: Unknown purchase, need ID

I believe cactus Kate is on to something! In my book it gives it a rather antiquated genus: Cereus (Ritterocereus) griseus. It has probably been lumped into the Stenocereus clan since the date of publication on this book. I have seen these cultivated widely by cuttings.


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RE: Unknown purchase, need ID

I think Kate has nailed it.
I did a google with Steno... Griseus. Slight difference in the color of the spines at the apex, but I must agree.

Thank you VERY much!


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