Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Snow Dancer’

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Snow Dancer'SRL-Sch-XXXX-1513
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Hattori KazumiJapanHattori Kazumi
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
'White Christmas'white
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
the long flowers are a pale yellowish tinted white on ventral and dorsal sides of petals. Petals are slightly undulating and twisted with a sharply pointed apex. The tube is long and a pink flushed white. A colored corollary ring is present. Stamens are off white with creamy yellow pollen coated anthers. The style and stigma are bright purplish red. Ovaries have two slight ridges. Flower count is 1-2 per floral phylloclade. Buds are at 1 cm. or larger are a pale yellowish green.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
JPVRS 3287growth habit is semi-erect. The thick appearing phylloclades are average in length, narrow in width, with a slightly cupped cross-section. Phylloclades are deeply notched with large forward-facing dentations averaging 3 per marginal edge to the apex. Note: The patent application description states this is a colchicine mutation of 'White Christmas'. Compared to 'White Christmas', Hattori Kazumi's 'Snow Dancer' has narrower phylloclades with longer flowers and tepals. The oval opening of the flower tube is larger. The ovary has two ridges.
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