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Lanna

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PostSubject: Cactus ID Please   Wed Mar 25, 2009 6:19 pm

Hi, I recently obtained this specimen and while it looks common enough it came without a label.

Could someone please help me out with a positive id?

It must be self fertile as it produced two large fruit, packed full of seed, and I only have the one specimen in my collection.



As you can see it has yellow flowers with pink centers and it flowered profusely forming a ring or crown of flowers, with several open at once, very attractive Smile



Thanks for any help cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Cactus ID Please   Wed Mar 25, 2009 10:13 pm

Most likely Parodia mammulosa. Looks like you had quite a display of flowers on this one!
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PostSubject: Re: Cactus ID Please   Thu Mar 26, 2009 8:49 pm

Thanks Lachy.

I googled Parodia mammulosa and although some examples looked quite similar, alot were noticably different.

So I'm still not certain.

Any other takers? Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Cactus ID Please   Fri Mar 27, 2009 7:49 am

Looks the same as my mammulosa. Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Cactus ID Please   Fri Mar 27, 2009 4:53 pm

Thankyou too MichaelCactus, for helping confirm the ID.
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