Rhipsalidopsis Hybrid

‘China Pink’ [Johnson]

Rhipsalidopsis 'China Pink'
Photo: Dr. Ira Slade

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'China Pink' [Johnson]SRL-Rhi-XXXX-057

HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Johnson Cactus GardensUSA

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
mauve-pink petals with deeper mid stripe and throat eye. Flowers are 3.5 cm. in length, 4 cm. in width. Petals are small, spatulate with rounded tips. Frontal view petal count is 15. Pistil is mauve pink with four large white stigma lobes. Filaments are rhodamine red, incurved, closing tightly around the pistil style. Ovary is 1 cm., 5 angled, mid to apple green on a funnel shape.

Illustration: Johnson Cactus Gardens Color Catalog, 68: 9; Meier 1995: 17; E.B. Hoare Notes: B1-3growth is less trailing than R. 'China Maid'. R. 'China Pink' flower is darker with a darker midline and eye.

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