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  1. 4 hours ago, Spiky Mc Cactus Face said:

    Ha ha ha cunts are getting ripped hard, pretty sure its not the original csd cut from research on fb. The bloke was just lucky to get a similar mutation from the same seed sorce. If you find his fb page you will see was selling grafts for only $100 originaly last year 


    Research better, it doesn't get much more legit than that considering Sam is the one who grew out the original CSD from seed and named & spread the clone.

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  2. I have seen a few pictures online that look similar, could be another species of Desmodium maybe. I know someone else who's a vendor and has stocked what was sold to him as P. pulchellum, I'll ask him some pics.


    Chamomile tea is an option for antifungal treatment, both soaking the seeds in it and watering with it. I might try that. Still no signs of germination here either on the 5 I sowed for my first try.

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  3. Damn, that's interesting, yours look different from both mine and the ones from the shroomery. Here's the pic that was posted (not the best admittedly):



    I'm definitely confident in Julian's ID, that's why I'm confused about the others. Only one way to know though, grow them out!

    If you look closely in this picture from his talk you can discern some greenish pods that do seem to look like the seeds I have. On the right of the pic coming out of the round parts that look opened:


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  4. Desmodium pulchellum is one of the former names of Phyllodium pulchellum I believe.

    Here are the synonyms listed on wikipedia:

    • Desmodium pulchellum (L.) Benth.
    • Hedysarum pulchellum L. (basionym)
    • Meibomia pulchella (L.)


    Apparently they sowed straight to soil, after treating the seeds with fungicide.

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  5. An online friend recently went to the Peruvian Amazon and brought back seeds of Banisteriopsis rusbyana, Banisteriopsis muricata and Alicia anisopetala. He sent me a few of each, so far only the B. rusbyana have sprouted.


    All the info I can find points to B. rusbyana being synonymous with D. cabrerana. I asked him about that and this is what he said:


    "I believe the original botanical description of diplo cab fits the rusbayana. I know folks in Peru and Brazil that tell me they are different plants.  It doesnt help that "chaliponga" can mean many different plants depending on where you are.  Check out my post on sept 18th on the Mallachts page, I have photos of the plants in question. Welcome to the 'diploponga' confusion!"


    Here is a picture of the exact plant the seeds I have were harvested from:



    And pics from the same trip of a plant he identified as D. cabrerana but didn't bare seeds at the time:

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    Picture of the B. rusbyana seeds & compared to B. caapi var. caupuri seeds:



    And my seedlings so far, one striking difference is that those have very meaty cotyledons, whereas I don't remember ever seeing cotyledons on caapi.


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  6. Great job on following up every day Inyan.

    Here are mine from that cross, I thought I had grafted one but I went through my grafts and I only found a fricii x koehresii. I might wait until next spring to graft a few of those. They're about 70 days old, sowed on the 1st of August.



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  7. 4 hours ago, Inyan said:

    Today... I removed the parafilm wax from a few of my grafts. 873361992_Lophophoraw_xL.fricii.thumb.jpg.18b53849fe481481882866565a838178.jpgSmallish specimen here is a Lophophora w. x L. fricii. Anyone else growing these?

    Very nice Inyan!

    Yeah I also grow both hybrids Koehres has on offer, fricii x koehresii F2 and williamsii x fricii.

    Still too small to show anything interesting, I have one of each grafted, about the same.size as yours.

  8. Received and potted up some very nice and very cheap degrafts from China today, pretty pumped :)


    Group pic



    Lophophora fricii cv. Takenaka



    Blossfeldia liliputana, the biggest clump of the two but both are huge by Blossfeldia standards



    Variegated Lophophora williamsii var. caespitosa



    Unexpected freebie variegated Coryphantha elephantidens



    All for less than $50 shipped, I love these guys :)


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  9. Nice thread guys, here's a little timelapse on some seedling grafts I did back in early April. CJ x Sharxx and Clyde x Chalaensis.


    May 27th:

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    June 27th

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    July 26th

    (CJ x Sharxx on the far right & Clyde x Chalaensis far left, Rosei 1 x Scop in the middle x2)



    August 13th

    The slight variegation on those CJ x Sharxx seedlings is more apparent in this pic



    August 27th (Clyde x Chalaensis at the back)



    And here's a tray of grafts I did last week, lots of albino/variegates from Zelly's VRG crosses, will post some updates



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