Rhipsalidopsis Hybrid

‘Comet’ [Morris]

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Comet' [Morris]SRL-Rhi-XXXX-066

HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
William MorrisAustraliaEdwin B. Hoare

Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport

Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownred

Color temperature sensitiveFlower lengthFlower widthPetal form

RecurvedStamen colorStyle colorFruit color

Fruit edgedFlower descriptionPhylloclades lengthPhylloclades width
scarlet petals are oblanceolate (widest in the top half) with acute tips. Frontal view petal count is 14. Flower length is 4 cm., width is 5 cm. The 0.8 cm. ovary is amber hued with 5 ribs.

Meier 1995:18; E.B. Hoare Notes: B1-4 - B1-5yellow-green phylloclades are almost as broad at their bases as their apexes. Phylloclades average 4.5 cm. in length, 2 cm. in width with 1 cm. long, yellow-grey bristles in linear areoles (apexes) giving a bushy effect. Segment edges are wavy with a red-violet edge in newer growth. Lateral areoles number 3 - 4 per side in deeper crenations.

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