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Copiapoa taltalensis (rupestris).JPG Copiapoa taltalensis485 viewsCopiapoa taltalensis (rupestris) grown from habitat seed, San Ramon, Taltal.Aug 13, 2012
Copiapoa bridgesii.JPG Copiapoa bridgesii477 viewsCopiapoa bridgesii grown from habitat seed, 6km North of Chanaral.Aug 13, 2012
Copiapoa haseltoniana.JPG Copiapoa haseltoniana408 viewsCopiapoa haseltoniana grown from habitat seed, Cachinalito.Aug 13, 2012
C_ haseltoniana.JPG Copiapoa haseltoniana428 viewsCopiapoa haseltoniana grown from habitat seed, 16km North of Taltal.Aug 13, 2012
Copiapoa fiedleriana~1.JPG Copiapoa fiedleriana398 viewsCopiapoa fiedleriana grown from habitat seed, 2km North of Huasco.Aug 11, 2012
Copiapoa tenebrosa (C).JPG Copiapoa tenebrosa390 viewsCopiapoa tenebrosa grown from habitat seed, from high up in the hills
on the 'South Side' of the San Ramon Valley, Taltal.
Seed was collected from a spineless plant,
however, very few plants grow totally spineless, this one has about 50/50,
some areoles have them and some don't.
Aug 11, 2012
Copiapoa tenebrosa (B).JPG Copiapoa tenebrosa414 viewsCopiapoa tenebrosa grown from habitat seed, from high up in the hills
on the 'South Side' of the San Ramon Valley, Taltal.
Seed was collected from a spineless plant,
however, very few plants grow totally spineless, this one didn't,
although the spines are still very needle thin like.
Aug 11, 2012
Copiapoa tenebrosa (A).jpg Copiapoa tenebrosa440 viewsCopiapoa tenebrosa grown from habitat seed, from high up in the hills
on the 'South Side' of the San Ramon Valley, Taltal.
Seed was collected from a spineless plant,
however, very few plants grow totally spineless.....this one did.
Aug 11, 2012
Copiapoa (Morro Moreno).jpg Copiapoa atacamensis452 viewsCopiapoa atacamensis grown from habitat seed
collected at the top of Morro Moreno, Antofagasta.
Aug 10, 2012
fricii 07.JPG Lophophora Fricii in flower292 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 461 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 Filaments287 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

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