Rhipsalidopsis Hybrid



NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant

HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Reg NortonAustralia

Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport

Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownpurple

Color temperature sensitiveFlower lengthFlower widthPetal form

RecurvedStamen colorStyle colorFruit color

Fruit edgedFlower descriptionPhylloclades lengthPhylloclades width
deep red violet with a red center stripe. Flower size is 3 cm. in length, 5 cm. in width. Petals are elliptic with acute to pointed tips. Frontal view petal count is 13. Pistil is violet red with 5 white stigma lobes. Filaments red violet, incurving to surround pistil. Ovary is 0.9 cm. with 4 ribs, mid to deep green on a star shape.

Illustration: Gardening Australia, Sep 1992:12; Meier 1995: 23; E.B. Hoare Notes: B1-16deep green phylloclades with 2 -3 areoles per side.Some segments are angular. Small rounded linear areole. Bristling in all areoles - noticeable in new growth (which is orange green darkening to deep green as segments mature).

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