Mostly grown from various seeds.....

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Mostly grown from various seeds.....

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Hello,

I've a number of cacti that I've grown from various mixed bags of seeds and thought it about time to find out what I've got!

Any help/advice greatly appreciated.
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The flowering one?
The flowering one?
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The same flowering plant.
The same flowering plant.
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Is this the same species as the previous flowering one? Although the spines look slightly different.
Is this the same species as the previous flowering one? Although the spines look slightly different.
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Are No. 2 & No.4 Mammillaria species?
Are No. 2 & No.4 Mammillaria species?
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No.5 Mammillaria also?
No.5 Mammillaria also?
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I especially like that first one - a Matucana perhaps?

Here are some other thoughts

b: Echinopsis oxygona
c: I'm leaning towards Parodia/Notocactus there
d: Parodia/Notocactus warasii
1. P. lenningauhsii
3. Mammillaria magnimamma or is it compressa?
5. M. backebergiana
6. Parodia mammulosa?
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Thanks Daiv for the quick response....I'm new to this so wouldn't really have a clue where to start!
I'll take a look at your suggestions and see what I come up with.
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Well, a few more will chime in soon and I think together, we should end up with all the right names for these.
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4 is most likely Mamm bocasana. Small chance it is quelzoviana, looking at flower remains I say no.
7 can be Mamm. albilanata
The very top pic is Mamm. pilcayensis most likely.
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Thanks for the replies....here's my list so far:

a: Mammillaria spinosissima ssp. pilcayensis - It looks a bit like a Matucana haynei, but after vlani's reply agree it looks more like M. spinosissima ssp. pilcayensis
b: Echinopsis oxygona - agree
c: Parodia werneri - ???
d: Parodia/Notocactus warasii - not sure ???
1: Parodia leninghausii - agree
2: Could it be one of these: Mammillaria coahuilensis, M. deherdtiana or M. hahniana ???
3: Mammillaria magnimamma - looks v. similar to photos on cactiguide.com
4: Mammillaria bocasana - agree
5: Mammillaria backebergiana - agree
6: Parodia crassigibba - looks quite similar to 2nd picture on cactiguide.com ???
7: Mammillaria albilanata - but also looks similar to M. perbella ???
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Excellent growing....really beautiful plants!!
There's no 12 step programme for Cactaholics...so I shall just have to get some more!!
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cactihunter wrote:Excellent growing....really beautiful plants!!
Thanks for the comments!
domhorton wrote:Thanks for the replies....here's my list so far:

a: Mammillaria spinosissima ssp. pilcayensis - It looks a bit like a Matucana haynei, but after vlani's reply agree it looks more like M. spinosissima ssp. pilcayensis
b: Echinopsis oxygona - agree
c: Parodia werneri - ???
d: Parodia/Notocactus warasii - not sure ???
1: Parodia leninghausii - agree
2: Could it be one of these: Mammillaria coahuilensis, M. deherdtiana or M. hahniana ???
3: Mammillaria magnimamma - looks v. similar to photos on cactiguide.com
4: Mammillaria bocasana - agree
5: Mammillaria backebergiana - agree
6: Parodia crassigibba - looks quite similar to 2nd picture on cactiguide.com ???
7: Mammillaria albilanata - but also looks similar to M. perbella ???
Can anyone confirm the still unknowns?
In addition to No. 6: Could it also be one these: Gymnocalycium denudatum, G. monvillei, G. amerhauseri

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Dom
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d. Parodia warasii was my initial reaction
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I've now got a very poor photo of No.7 which people may think is a M. albilanata, I thought it may by M. Perbella.....do the flowers help anyone in identifying it?
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Still unsure with No. 2.....pic enclosed showing a few cream flower buds.
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Regarding picture 'd', enclosed another more recent photo after it's grown a bit....probably agree that it's a Notocactus warasii.
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Still having difficulty identifying No. 6...it seems to be growing at great pace! (Pen alongside to scale)
Could it be some type of Gymnocalycium?
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and a new one, when it was smaller I thought it was some type of Echinopsis...now not sure.
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thanks for having a look
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The last one Parodia Buiningii?
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You s daid you've grown these from seed, how old are they ?
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Phil, 3 possibly 4 years old.....I can't specifically remember...I was given a packet of mixed seeds a while back that were picked up in France.

Hendry, thanks for the suggestion...let's hope it flowers to help identify

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seem a good size for their age =D>
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thanks, they've grown considerably this year...overwintered in my dads greenhouse and I've spent ages this spring fixing my greenhouse to make it more suitable for them! .....now need to prep it for the winter
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