Rhipsalidopsis Hybrid

‘Bridgesii’ [Atherton]


NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Bridgesiii [Atherton]'SRL-Rhi-XXXX-319

HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver

Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport

Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownpurple

Color temperature sensitiveFlower lengthFlower widthPetal form

RecurvedStamen colorStyle colorFruit color

Fruit edgedFlower descriptionPhylloclades lengthPhylloclades width
blooms are pale reddish violet mauve with darker midline and reverse. Flowers are 5 cm. in length and 7 cm. in width. Petals are oblanceolate (widest above the midpoint) with acute tips. Frontal view petal count is 11. Pale red-violet pistil has 5 white stigma lobes. Stamens are deep red violet, paler toward the anthers. The 1 cm. pale yellow to yellow-green ovary is star-shaped with 5 ribs.

E.B. Hoare Notes: B1-1phylloclades are smallish, yellow green with a purplish edging and 3 - 4 areoles per marginal side. Light bristling occurs within shallow crenations. Apexes are linear to straight with heavy, nearly 1 cm. long, yellow-brown bristles. A slow growing, small plant, not as floriferous as cv. 'Prairie Rosea'. Original plant was purchased by Betty Winton from Mr. Atherton of Douglas Park, NSW. (hybridizer?)

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