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zaskar



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PostSubject: Mammilaria ID   Mammilaria ID Icon_minitimeSat Nov 13, 2010 7:11 pm

Hello all, can someone help me to identify my little mammilarias?
I suspect, bombicina or bocasana.
Blooms are pink, small with central darker stripe.
The thorns are hook shaped.

Thank you in advance

Z.

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Simon Greenwood

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PostSubject: Re: Mammilaria ID   Mammilaria ID Icon_minitimeSun Nov 14, 2010 12:34 am

Looks just like my M. glassii subsp. ascencionis. Not sure about the hooked spines though?!

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PostSubject: Re: Mammilaria ID   Mammilaria ID Icon_minitimeSun Nov 14, 2010 1:39 am

Thank you Simon, among the pictures I searched on the web, i think this is the right one!
Hooked thons are frequent on top of the plant, slightly longer then hairy white ones.
Many thanks and congrats to you: bingo!
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PostSubject: Re: Mammilaria ID   Mammilaria ID Icon_minitimeTue Nov 16, 2010 12:36 pm

Show us a picture when it flowers next year and we'll be able to say for sure.

M.glassii subsp. ascencionis is the best variety and has much larger flowers.
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Alessandra



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PostSubject: Re: Mammilaria ID   Mammilaria ID Icon_minitimeWed Nov 17, 2010 11:33 am

Ciao Pete A, i'm Zaskar's wife (my husband is at work)
This morning the mammillaria is bloomed:

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Thank you
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PostSubject: Re: Mammilaria ID   Mammilaria ID Icon_minitimeSun Nov 21, 2010 6:03 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Mammilaria ID   Mammilaria ID Icon_minitimeMon Nov 22, 2010 5:11 pm

This looks like glassii ssp ascensionis for sure.

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PostSubject: Re: Mammilaria ID   Mammilaria ID Icon_minitimeMon Nov 22, 2010 7:41 pm

Thank you Chris for confirmation.

Isn't it unusual to have blooms in mid November?! (I'm in Italy, USDA8)

Z.
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PostSubject: Re: Mammilaria ID   Mammilaria ID Icon_minitimeMon Nov 22, 2010 9:49 pm

Yes, indeed it is unusual, but nice to have at this time of year!

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