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Name: Karen
NM , AZ (Zone 7b)
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plantmanager
Feb 10, 2016 11:02 PM CST
I saw this plant and it was labeled like this.

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I'm not finding it in the database or the catalogue of life under that name. It may be an Austrocylindropuntia? Anyone know the correct ID of this one?



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Name: Thijs van Soest
Mesa, AZ (Zone 9b)
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mcvansoest
Feb 11, 2016 1:06 AM CST
Check out Austrocylindropuntia vestita monstrose, it could but that, but I do not think so. What it looks like most to me is a monstrose version of regular Opuntia, but it is not quite clear afaik which Opuntia that is. I am trying to remember the site where I saw a thread that talked about this plant. They gave it a different name and when I googled that I came across a picture of a plant that looked like the plant in your picture with a branch that had reverted to its normal Opuntia appearance...

I was given a pad of this plant by a fellow cactus enthusiast so it is in my plant staging area trying to become rooted. He also did not know what the original Opuntia was it derives from.

Name: Thijs van Soest
Mesa, AZ (Zone 9b)
Adeniums Enjoys or suffers hot summers Cactus and Succulents Container Gardener Hummingbirder Xeriscape
Region: Arizona Region: Southwest Gardening Seed Starter Plant and/or Seed Trader Cat Lover Dog Lover
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mcvansoest
Feb 11, 2016 1:08 AM CST
Found it, check this link out:
https://www.thecactusking.com/plants/succulent/opuntia-engel...

I had forgotten it gave O. engelmannii as the original Opuntia.
Name: Karen
NM , AZ (Zone 7b)
Region: New Mexico Region: Arizona Greenhouse Cactus and Succulents Adeniums Garden Art
Plumerias Hibiscus Houseplants Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Dog Lover Cat Lover
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plantmanager
Feb 11, 2016 9:35 AM CST
That link looks just like it, Thijs. Thanks for remembering and finding it. It's a very pretty one. Nice you have one rooting.
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