Rhipsalidopsis Hybrid

‘Jewel Star’


NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Jewel Star'SRL-Rhi-XXXX-130

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
blooms are red violet with darker petal tips. Flower length is 4 cm., width 4 cm. Petals are oblanceolate with acute to pointed tips. Frontal view petal count is 14. A red-violet pistil has 4 large curling, white stigma lobes. Filaments are red violet, incurving to surround the pistil. Ovary is 1 cm., 5 ribbed, reddish amber on a star to funnel shape.

Meier 1995: 20; E.B. Hoare Notes: B1-8thick phylloclades are narrow, long, yellowish to mid green with a purplish edge, averaging 5 cm. in length, 2 cm. in width. Segments have 3 - 5 areoles per side in small crenations. Yellowish white short bristles are located in lateral and linear areoles. Some segments are partially keeled.

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