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PostSubject: Help with ID on two specimens   Sun Oct 16, 2016 3:17 pm

Hoping someone can put a name on these. The red flowered specimen stands about 60cm tall. The whitish specimen I assume is mammillaria ...does anyone know species?  Thanks

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PostSubject: Re: Help with ID on two specimens   Mon Oct 17, 2016 9:14 am

First one looks like mammillaria hahniana. Second one is interesting. I would say it is either an echinopsis species or neoporteria. I would lean more towards an echinopsis but thats just because that genus is huge and diverse so the odds are higher than the other genus.

Certainly worth researching those two.

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PostSubject: Re: Help with ID on two specimens   Mon Oct 17, 2016 9:17 am

*Revised*

I would stick with echinopsis. Neoporteria looks similar but the flower structure is different.

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PostSubject: Re: Help with ID on two specimens   Mon Oct 17, 2016 6:06 pm

I had also thought Echinopsis...originally E. cinnabarina  but the taller size, rather than globular didn't fit the descriptions that I read.
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