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I received some plants today from Alan Spain. Many thanks, Alan. If you see this message, send me another way

Aylostera albiflora (F. Ritter & Buining) Backeb.

A very distinctive and easily recognisable species, forming mats and mounds of small round soft-spined stems, with white or pinkish

Aylostera mamillosa description

Rebutia (Aylostera) mamillosa was originally described in Succulenta 51(4), pp. 69-70, by Walter Rausch in 1972. Here is the text

Aylostera mamillosa (Rausch) Mosti & Papini

A much-misidentified species, which is difficult to find. I have several plants in the collection, including several different plants labelled

Aylostera albiareolata (F. Ritter) Mosti & Papini

Regarded by some as a form of Aylostera deminuta or A. pseudodeminuta. The main features of this plant are the

Website progress!

The more sharp-eyed amongst you will have noticed that I’ve been progressing well with updating the species accounts. I have

Rebutia xanthocarpa description

Rebutia xanthocarpa was discovered by C. Backeberg in Salta, Jujuy, Argentina and first described in Der Kakteenfreund 1, p. 131,

Rebutia violaciflora description

Rebutia violaciflora was first described by C. Backeberg in Blätter für Kakteenforschung, 1935 issue 8 (no page numbers). The description

Rebutia senilis description

Rebutia senilis was discovered by C. Backeberg in Salta, Jujuy, Argentina and first described in Der Kakteenfreund 1, p. 123,

Rebutia padcayensis description

Rebutia padcayensis was first described by Walter Rausch in Kakteen und andere Sukkulenten 21(4): p. 65, 1970, the journal of

Rebutia minuscula description

Rebutia minuscula was first described in Monatsschrift für Kakteenkunde (1895):5, pp. 102 – 105, by E. Werdermann. It is the

Rebutia marsoneri description

Rebutia marsoneri was first published in Kakteenkunde (1937), pp. 1, 2 & 4, by E. Werdermann. Included was a black-and-white

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