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lhb2444



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PostSubject: Gymnocalycium ID please   Gymnocalycium ID please EmptyMon Jul 23, 2012 6:12 pm

Hey hey,

Picked up a nice gymno this morning but am unsure what exactly it is. I was thinking either G. mostii or G. eurypleurum although I'm a total newb at id'ing gymno's.

Any thoughts?

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PostSubject: Re: Gymnocalycium ID please   Gymnocalycium ID please EmptyTue Jul 24, 2012 3:51 pm

Could be mostii but could also be G. anisitsii, looks to have to little fluff around the areoles to me.
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PostSubject: Re: Gymnocalycium ID please   Gymnocalycium ID please EmptyTue Jul 24, 2012 6:21 pm

Hey SnowFella,

Thanks for the response, been having trying to find some info on the G. anisitii but not much is showing up under that name, is it synonymous with G. damsii?

If so I think you may be on the money there, seems to be a better fit however the spines seem a lot longer than most of the G. damsii I've found pictures of.

Guess i'll have to wait till spring for it to flower to be sure!
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PostSubject: Re: Gymnocalycium ID please   Gymnocalycium ID please EmptyTue Jul 24, 2012 7:16 pm

That it is, The Cactus Family by Anderson puts them as synonyms as does the new cactus lexicon.
The Cactus Family says this about it.

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Plants solitary or clustering. Stems globose to short columnar,
pale green, often with reddish or violet tints, to 10 cm
(3.9 in) or more high and 8 cm (3.1 in) in diameter. Ribs 11
with acute tubercles. Central spine usually absent, sometimes
one. Radial spines 5-7, slender, twisted, yellowish to brownish,
1-6 cm (0.4-2.4 in) long. Flowers funnelform, white to
rose, to 4 cm (1.6 in) long. Fruits long cylindrical, red, to 2.5
cm (1 in) long and 1 cm (0.4 in) in diameter. Distribution:
Brazil, Bolivia, and Paraguay.
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