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Cereus peruvianus flowers

23 Oct 2020 1 minute read 1 comment maurolegal92

Hi guys. Today I wanna share some pictures of one of my Cereus peruvianus cactus. I have three of them (and one tiiiiiny little pup that is still figthing to root). Two of them are currently growing nicely and pretty fast, and one of them is not show...

Plant ID: Cryptanthus acaulis

21 Oct 2020 1 minute read 3 comments maurolegal92

Cryptanthus acaulis: Hi guys! Okey, today I wanna share a little bit more information about one of the plants I mentioned on earlier posts. Its the Cryptanthus acaulis. I personally like very much every cactus and some succulents (note: did you know...

New Plants

19 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments maurolegal92

Hello guys. Today I wanna show you some new plants that I collected in the past weeks. Some are gifts, some where picked up from the streets. They are not stolen, I have the habit to look closely if there is some cutting that fell or if there are...

Succulent ID: Echeveria setosa green velvet

15 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments maurolegal92

Okay, it's been a while since I last posted. I got kinda busy with work. Today I wanna share with you a very beautiful succulent, but I don't have much information about it (and also photos, will update the article as soon as I take more pics). I sea...

Cactus ID: Echinopsis pachanoi (maybe)

12 Oct 2020 2 minute read 0 comments maurolegal92

Okey, so first of all I wanna state that I'm not 100% sure that this is the correct ID for this cactus, but from reading from some books, searching the web and consulting some fellow cactus enthusiasts, I believe that it is an Echinopsis pachanoi (wi...

Cactus ID: Gymnocalycium marsonerii

12 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments maurolegal92

Characteristics: This particular species provide us of a variety of shapes, being some specimen quite globular and some a little columnar. It has around 8 tuberculous ribs, from where the spines (and new specimen) grows. It usually has one central sp...

Cactus ID: Cereus peruvianus

19 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments maurolegal92

Characteristics:Also known as Cereus uruguayanus, this type of cactus is of columnar-growth, showing a range of ribs from 5 to 8, and multiple ramifications once they reach certain age. From the areolas grow the spines and also the flowers. The first...

Mammillaria gracilis

13 Sep 2020 1 minute read 2 comments maurolegal92

Characteristics:A relatively small plant, with a steam that grows up to 5-10cm, with lots of small ramifications that make the growing form a colony, with a total width of somewhere around 20cm. The body is fully covered with pure white spines that g...

Mammillaria mazatlanensis

13 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments maurolegal92

Characteristics:This cactus grows in a cilindric and semi-erect way, because when it grows its ramifications (which are abundant) it tends to lay, growing then in a creeping way. Each stem can grow up to 20 or so centimeters long. The colonies can re...

Echinocereus pentalophus

28 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments maurolegal92

Characteristics:Its a plant of a very well defined green color, of rapid and ramified growth. Usually has around 4 or 5 spines from where the spines grow. These tend to be composed of 3-5 radials with a central (and larger) one. It can present an ere...