Rhipsalidopsis Hybrid

‘China Doll’

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'China Doll'SRL-Rhi-XXXX-055

HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Des Ellery/Edwin B. HoareAustralia

Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport

Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownpink

Color temperature sensitiveFlower lengthFlower widthPetal form

RecurvedStamen colorStyle colorFruit color

Fruit edgedFlower descriptionPhylloclades lengthPhylloclades width
fiesta pink flowers with magenta-pink throat and mid stripe. Mid stripe is more noticeable on the reverse. Petal form is spatulate with obtuse tips. Frontal view petal count is 13. Pistil is magenta pink with 4-5 white stigma lobes. Bright magenta filaments curve inward to the style. Flower is 1.5 cm. in length and 3 cm. in width. Pale opaque green ovary has flattened angles and is 0.5 cm.

Meier 1995: 17; E.B. Hoare Notes: B1-3many angle, purplish edged segments exhibit 4 small bristly areoles per angle edge. Small linear (apical) areole is also bristly. New growth is very bristly.

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