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This is a discussion on noid cactus within the Eye Candy forums, part of the Land Plants category; I call it "the 80's cactus, because of the coloring grows like a ratail cactus ...

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    Default noid cactus

    I call it "the 80's cactus, because of the coloring grows like a ratail cactus but a lot more spines

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    Very pretty bloom. The bloom resembles a bromeliad with it's shape.

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    Or an epiphyllum.

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    Looks like it may be a Disocactus, I'd guess a flagelliformis hybrid but I'm not too familiar with these. Nice one! I really like epiphytic cacti.

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    Its not a epiphyllum but other then that I'm not to sure.

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    looks like a hildewintera cactus, dunno if it is the aurispinosa species

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    looks like golden rat tail cactus. it's a desert cactus, not a jungle cactus i think. Cleistocactus winteri. very cool color on the flowers.

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    I found an old cactus book that lists it as Loxanthocereus Aureispinus, but says it is also been called Borzicactus and Winterocereus, it is an old book and names change a lot. thank you for your comments

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    i was looking at getting a cutting of this recently, but i saw how huge they get........ but i thought it would be perfect in this clay pot i have that is sculpted to look like a tribal warrior head. it would look like a gorgon (medusa) if done right. but the pot is so heavy, and the plant gets so big... i'd have to make some sturdy support to hang it.

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    A friend of mine you has been growing cactus for many years says its a Borzicactus of some sort but like you said I don't know if they changed it to a different classification, still its a very nice looking plant and I would love to get my hands on one to add to my collection of cacti (thats growing as fast if not faster then my orchid collection is)

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