Rhipsalidopsis Hybrid

‘Red Riding Hood’

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Red Riding Hood'SRL-Rhi-XXXX-199

HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Andrew SavioAustralia

Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport

Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownorange

Color temperature sensitiveFlower lengthFlower widthPetal form

RecurvedStamen colorStyle colorFruit color

Fruit edgedFlower descriptionPhylloclades lengthPhylloclades width
pale orange to orange red at petal tips with deep orange red reverse. Flower length is 5 cm. width is 6 cm. with narrow petals and long pointed tips. Frontal petal count is 16. Pistil is orange red with long, pale orange-white stigma lobes. Incurved filaments are pale orange-white. Ovary is 1.1 cm. reddish amber with 4 - 5 ridges on a semi-open funnel shape.

Meier 1995: 22; E.B. Hoare Notes: B1-13matte mid green segments are basically without bristles, with 4 - 5 areoles per side within evenly rounded crenations. Semi-rounded linear and some lateral areoles have very fine bristles. New growth is reddish. Note: larger flower than cv 'Red Elephant'.

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