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Cereus aethiops

PostPosted: Tue Feb 11, 2014 2:06 pm
by Geoff
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Cereus aethiops flowering 7-07.jpg
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Cereus aethiops in flower end July 07.jpg
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Cereus aethiops flower July 07.jpg
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Cereus aethiops flower again July 07.jpg
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NOT cold hardy... damaged at about 25F

Re: Cereus aethiops

PostPosted: Tue Feb 11, 2014 2:10 pm
by Geoff
This plant at the Huntington labeled as Cereus chalybaeus (form Beyseigelii) has been moved to Cereus aethiops in Anderson's The Cactus Family.... maybe a monstrose form?
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