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Copiapoa (Morro Moreno).jpg Copiapoa atacamensis412 viewsCopiapoa atacamensis grown from habitat seed
collected at the top of Morro Moreno, Antofagasta.
Aug 10, 2012
fricii 07.JPG Lophophora Fricii in flower261 viewsLophophora Fricii flowers are similar to those of L.Jourdaniana
but the filaments of Fricii are not cerise (see the Jourdaniana
flowers I have uploaded for comparison)
Ade
Aug 03, 2012
Copiapoa cinerascens f_ grandiflora.jpg Copiapoa cinerascens f. grandiflora 418 viewsGrown from habitat seed, this intermediate form is from Pan de Azucar,
which is where the northernmost population of cinerascens end,
and where the southernmost population of grandiflora start.
Aug 02, 2012
lophophora jourdaniana - pink filament 01.JPG Lophophora Jourdaniana - Unique Carmine Filaments256 viewsA close up of a Jourdaniana flower.
Note the curious carmine filaments. I have not observed coloured filaments in any other species / forms of Lophophora and no published works I have encountered have mentioned this in their descriptions.
Aug 02, 2012
lophophora diffusa - white fowers - yellow pollen 01.JPG Lophophora Diffusa - White Flowers234 viewsThis is a white as they get. Some sources state that the flowers can be yellowish or cream.
I hope these photos show clearly that the apparent yellowishness is the result the pollen reflecting in the throat of the flowers.
Aug 02, 2012
diffusa - white 10.JPG Lophophora Diffusa - Pure white flowers255 viewsThis is a white as they get. Some sources state that the flowers can be yellowish or cream.
I hope these photos show clearly that the apparent yellowishness is the result the pollen reflecting in the throat of the flowers.
Aug 02, 2012
Copiapoa megarhiza~1.JPG Copiapoa megarhiza325 viewsCopiapoa megarhiza grown from habitat seed, SW of Copiapo.Jul 30, 2012
Copiapoa cinerascens~0.JPG Copiapoa cinerascens404 viewsCopiapoa cinerascens grown from habitat seed, 10km N of Chanaral.Jul 28, 2012
Copiapoa atacamensis.JPG Copiapoa atacamensis427 viewsCopiapoa atacamensis grown from habitat seed, Botija Valley.Jul 28, 2012
Copiapoa megarhiza~0.JPG Copiapoa megarhiza317 viewsCopiapoa megarhiza grown from habitat seed, from SW of Copiapo,
showing variable spines.
Jul 28, 2012
Copiapoa krainziana~0.JPG Copiapoa krainziana297 viewsCopiapoa krainziana 'form' grown from habitat seed,
from the hills north side of the San Ramon, Taltal
Jul 28, 2012
Copiapoa humilis v_ longispina.JPG Copiapoa humilis ssp. longispina360 viewsCopiapoa humilis ssp. longispina grown from habitat seed.
This comes from a small isolated location south of Copiapo, a long way south from the more common ssp. humilis from Paposo.
Although small and flowering its also already living up to its name with those spines.
Jul 15, 2012

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