Rhipsalidopsis Hybrid

‘Sunburst’ [Australia]


NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Sunburst' [Australia]SRL-Rhi-XXXX-238

HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Des Ellery/Edwin B. HoareAustralia

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
red to orange red, paler on the face. Flowers are 3.5 cm. in length, 5 cm. in width. Petals are narrow with pointed tips. Frontal view petal count is 15. Pistil is orange red with 7 - 8 white stigma lobes protruding 1 cm. beyond the filaments. Filaments are red violet, paler at their tops. Ovary is 0.7 cm. with 5 ribs, pale opaque bronze green on a rotate shape.

Meier 1995: 23; E.B. Hoare Notes: B1-17; SRL Teamdeep matte green phylloclades are evenly scalloped with 4 or more areoles per side. Bristles are present in all areoles, with more in the wide linear areole. New growth has a reddish hue.

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