Rhipsalidopsis Hybrid

‘Red Fingers’

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Red Fingers'SRL-Rhi-XXXX-196

HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
William MorrisAustraliaEdwin B. Hoare

Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport

Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
R. roseaR. × graeseri with large red flowersorange

Color temperature sensitiveFlower lengthFlower widthPetal form

RecurvedStamen colorStyle colorFruit color

Fruit edgedFlower descriptionPhylloclades lengthPhylloclades width
deep orange red. Flowers are 6 cm. in length, 6 cm. in width. Petals are long and narrow with acute to pointed tips. Frontal view petal count is 14. The deep red-orange stigma has 5 long white stigma lobes. Filaments are deep orange red with red-violet ends. Ovary is 1.2 cm., yellowish green with a reddish hue, 5 ridges on a funnel to bell shape.

Meier 1995; E.B. Hoare Notes: B1-12phylloclades are up to 8 cm. in length and up to 4 cm. in width with 4 - 5 areoles per side within small crenations. Pale yellowish 1 cm. long bristles present in straight linear (apex) and lateral (side) areoles. Segments have a red-purple edge.

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