Rhipsalidopsis Hybrid

‘True Love’

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'True Love'SRL-Rhi-XXXX-259

HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
William MorrisAustraliaEdwin B. Hoare

Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport

Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownpink

Color temperature sensitiveFlower lengthFlower widthPetal form

RecurvedStamen colorStyle colorFruit color

Fruit edgedFlower descriptionPhylloclades lengthPhylloclades width
pale mauve pink. Flower length is 4 cm., width is 3 cm. Petals are spatulate with obtuse tips. Frontal view petal count is 16. Pistil is pale mauvish pink with 5 white stigma lobes. Filaments are bright violet incurving at the top to surround the pistil. Ovary is1 cm. with 5 ribs, pale greenish yellow on a funnel shape.

Meier 1995: 23; E.B. Hoare Notes: B1-18 segments are yellowish green, small, many sided (2, 3 & 5), round, angular or flat to 3 cm. in length with reddish brown edging. There are 3 - 4 small, black areoles per side with 4 mm. long dark bristles in the linear areole and shorter bristles in the lateral areoles.

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