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PostSubject: trich pach or scop?   trich pach or scop? EmptyMon Aug 31, 2009 11:33 pm

hi cacti comrades, i came by this great beast and just had to stop
i managed to get the last fruit off it (what was left by the birds(?)) & i also got a little pup

going from some id guides i think its a pach but my friend thinks definitely a scop.
i dont think ive ever seen a big scop so i cant really tell.
does anyone have an opinion?

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PostSubject: Re: trich pach or scop?   trich pach or scop? EmptyMon Aug 31, 2009 11:37 pm

hmmm:afro:
oh not even afro wants to play
ok
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PostSubject: Re: trich pach or scop?   trich pach or scop? EmptyTue Sep 01, 2009 8:52 am

It's hard to say without seeing a flower, but based on the form i would say it's a pachanoi. I say this based on the spacing and angle of the areoles.

Someone else might have another opinion.
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PostSubject: Re: trich pach or scop?   trich pach or scop? EmptyTue Sep 01, 2009 2:52 pm

Yep most definitely a Trichocereus Pachanoi and a very nice one at that. Trichos really are a beautiful sp.

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PostSubject: Re: trich pach or scop?   trich pach or scop? EmptyTue Sep 01, 2009 5:53 pm

Thirded! Definitely Trichocereus pachanoi. Some nice big ones too.

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PostSubject: Re: trich pach or scop?   trich pach or scop? EmptyTue Sep 01, 2009 6:39 pm

ya, a T pachanoi.

real scopulicolas doesn't have spines. well that's not true, they do, but the areoles are indented so the spines are harmless and hardly noticeable.
also scops are really really fat when they get tall.

P.S. You have the best avatar ever IMO. Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: trich pach or scop?   trich pach or scop? EmptyTue Sep 01, 2009 10:43 pm

thanx people that seems like a consensus
its probly the best looking trich ive seen, and really is special

and thanks for commenting on the avatar,
although it looked fully sick before i had to downsize it, the original was way too big
see
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