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Open Day 2022
Open Day 2022

The Open Day on 7th May was a great success, and the flowers all synchronised perfectly! The best ever Open

Aylostera brunescens RH3117a
Aylostera brunescens RH3117a

Found by Ralf Hillmann at Yamparez, Tarabuco, Chuquisaca, Bolivia, at an altitude of 3400m.

Aylostera brunescens description

Rebutia (Digitorebutia) brunescens was first described by Walter Rausch in Kakteen und andere Sukkulenten 23(9): pp. 235 – 236, the

Aylostera brunescens (Rausch) Mosti & Papini

Named for its brown spines and brown wool on the areoles giving a general “brown” colour. Flowers are red. The

Aylostera azurduyensis VZ267
Aylostera azurduyensis VZ267

The type plant for this species, relatively recently discovered.

Aylostera azurduyensis description

Aylostera azurduyensis is a relatively recent discovery, published in the Dutch journal Succulenta 85(2): pp. 54 – 59 by Elizabeth

Aylostera azurduyensis J. de Vries

Aylostera azurduyensis is a relatively recent discovery. Plants were found in a very small area near Azurduy in Bolivia by

Aylostera albopectinata description

Rebutia (Digitorebutia) albopectinata was first described by Walter Rausch in Kakteen und andere Sukkulenten 23:9, 236-7, the journal of the

Aylostera albopectinata Rausch (Mosti & Papini)

This is a very pretty plant, with small clustering bodies (though described as solitary in the wild), white spines flattened

Aylostera ritteri RH1386 more typical red form
Aylostera ritteri RH1386 typical form

RH1386 was found by Ralf Hillmann at Iruya, Salta, in Argentina, at an altitude of 3950m. The flower colour is

Weingartia tiraquensis var. krahnii VZ131
Weingartia tiraquensis var. krahnii VZ131

Sometimes found with the name Sulcorebutia (Weingartia) krahnii, or S. steinbachii var. (or ssp.) krahnii. Collected by Elizabeth & Johan

Rebutia aff. wessneriana, El Angosto de Jaire, Jujuy
Rebutia aff. wessneriana, Jujuy

A plant collected at El Angosto de Jaire, in Jujuy province, Argentina.

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