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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...

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...

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...

Tephrocactus articulatus var. strobiliformis

25 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments maurolegal92

Characteristics:It's a slow-growth cactus, with a "cone" shaped type of growing. Of green-gray, being able to reach up to 30cm of height (which sometimes don't occur due to its easily detachable segments). According to the variety, each segment can h...

Mammillaria elongata cristata

15 Aug 2020 1 minute read 2 comments maurolegal92

Characteristics:This cactus presents stem with a wavy-like growth that tend to fold over itself, giving its peculiar "brain" shape (kinda obvious but that's why it's popularly known as Brain cactus". This particular shape makes this specie quite used...

Cereus peruvianus var. monstrose

3 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments maurolegal92

Characteristics:This is a variety of Cereus that gets it's name "monstrose" due to the deformations in form of tubercles. Just like the "normal" Cereus peruvianus, this variety has a columnar-type growth and has a lots of ramifications. Has a slow-ra...