Rhipsalidopsis Hybrid

‘Holmesby Red’ [Winton-R]

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Holmesby Red' [Winton-R]SRL-Rhi-XXXX-118

HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Betty WintonAustralia

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
light red with fuchsia or magenta edges. Funnel to wheel shaped flowers are 4.5 cm. in length and 6 cm. in width. Petals are obovate with pointed tips. Frontal view petal count is 14. Pistil is pale yellowish red to pale mauve with 7 large stigma lobes. Filaments are pale yellowish red darkening to pale mauve at the top. Ovary is 0.8 cm., 5 angled, yellow green with a red-bronze hue. Form is funnel-shaped to star-shaped. Flower is similar to R. gaertneri in form.

Meier 1995: 20; E.B. Hoare Notes: B1-8matte mid green phylloclades with 2 - 4 heavily bristled lateral areoles per side. Linear areole is semi-round with 1 cm. long yellow-green bristles. Obtained by Des Ellery from Betty Winton.

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