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Thursday, January 9, 2014

Parodia punae (zecheri)

One of the less-common Parodias - Parodia punae. This is a slow plant, much more impressive at it's maturity.

Sunday, January 5, 2014

Cumulopuntia sp

This is the only Cumulopuntia plant that has flowered in my collection so far. It is labeled as C. boliviana, probably incorrectly - as it differs from several other forms of C.boliviana I have. The nice thing about it is it flowers as much smaller plant/

Saturday, January 4, 2014

Eriosyce subgibbosa wagenknechtii

Eriosyce wagenknechtii has the smallest of all E. subgibbosa forms flowers. As many 'Neoporterias' this is winter-blooming species.

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Mammillaria dioica

Mammillaria dioica is very common cactus across Baja California peninsula and in southern California deserts. Rings of flowers if cross-pollinated result in rings of fruits.

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Haageocereus pseudomelanostele

Haageocereus is a genus of smaller cereoids, suitable for collections. Variable Haageocereus pseudomelanostele is one of the more common in cultivation species. Flowers are open one night, and close in the morning