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cactimay



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PostSubject: ID of this double headed cactus   ID of this double headed cactus EmptyMon May 26, 2014 11:11 pm

ID of this double headed cactus Cactus4_S_zpsd9ccbaa4
Would appreciate ID of this Round cactus. Thanks.
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PostSubject: Re: ID of this double headed cactus   ID of this double headed cactus EmptyTue May 27, 2014 4:28 pm

Can you give us some more info? Also what do the flowers look like? Another pic?

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PostSubject: Re: ID of this double headed cactus   ID of this double headed cactus EmptyTue May 27, 2014 6:20 pm

It has never flowered since we bought it 24 years ago!
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PostSubject: Re: ID of this double headed cactus   ID of this double headed cactus EmptyTue May 27, 2014 6:36 pm

ID of this double headed cactus IMG_0115_S_zpse8f72696
Another view. It is showing signs of growing two heads. It is 15 cm in diameter.
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PostSubject: Re: ID of this double headed cactus   ID of this double headed cactus EmptyWed May 28, 2014 11:25 pm

Looks a bit like a Matucana or Parodia, but can't be sure....
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PostSubject: Re: ID of this double headed cactus   ID of this double headed cactus EmptyThu May 29, 2014 10:50 am

looks a bit like eriosyce...... maybe.....

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PostSubject: Re: ID of this double headed cactus   ID of this double headed cactus EmptyThu May 29, 2014 4:51 pm

Just found out that the cactus is Oroya peruviana var laxiareolata.
Website is  http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/showimage/288905.
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PostSubject: Re: ID of this double headed cactus   ID of this double headed cactus EmptyFri May 30, 2014 12:06 pm

While we are on the thread of double heads, I have some in my collection that are double headed and always wondered if there is a place for them, like crested and varigated cacti. Are they valubale as cressted and varigated cactii?
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Not a good shot of Gymnocalycium mihanovichii at the front
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PostSubject: Re: ID of this double headed cactus   ID of this double headed cactus EmptyFri May 30, 2014 12:08 pm

They were double headed by seed not from injury, sorry just wanted to add that!
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