Rhipsalidopsis Hybrid

‘St. Michael’ [Savio]

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'St. Michael' [Savio]SRL-Rhi-XXXX-235

HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Andrew SavioAustralia

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
pale rhodamine. Flower size is 4 cm. in length, 6 cm. in width. Petals are lanceolate with acute tips. Frontal view petal count is 12. Pistil is pale rhodamine with 6 white open stigma lobes. Rhodamine filaments incurve, totally surrounding the pistil. Ovary is 1 cm. 5 ribbed, apple green on a rotate star shape. Usually more than one flower per segment. Note: as large as cv. 'Pink Lady', but has a slightly darker flower with deeper throat and broader petals.

Meier 1995: 23; E.B. Hoare Notes: B1-16deep matte green segments with 3 - 4 small areoles per side with some bristling in new growth. Longer bristles in linear areole.

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