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Mini-Show Results January 8th 2017

Photography by: Mike Short
Results submitted by: Jim Tanner

Open Cactus

1st: Gary Duke – Notocactus sellowii

2nd: Maria Capaldo – Notocactus roseleanus

2nd: Maria Capaldo – Parodia scopa

3rd: Maria Capaldo – Parodia leninghausii

Open Succulent

1st: Jim Hanna – Aloe x ‘Tim’s Beauty’

2nd: Gary Duke – Aloe castilloniae

2nd: Laurel Woodley – Aloe ‘Marsha Layhew’

3rd: Gary Duke – Aloe plicatilis

3rd: Laurel Woodley – Aloe jucunda

Intermediate Cactus

1st: Dale La Forest – Notocactus magnificus

2nd: Anita Caplan – Notocactus magnifica

2nd: Phyllis DeCrescenzo – Notocactus scopa

3rd: Phyllis DeCrescenzo – Notocactus scopa

3rd: William Wilk – Parodia scopa

Intermediate Succulent

1st: William Wilk – Aloe ‘Sunset’

2nd: Phyllis DeCrescenzo – Aloe crimson

2nd: Phyllis DeCrescenzo – Aloe cameronii

3rd: Anita Caplan – Aloe ‘Kelly Blue’

3rd: Mike Short – Aloe ‘Pink Blush’

Novice Cactus

1st: Sally Fasteau – Notocactus magnificus

2nd: Bernard Johnson – Parodia leninghausii

3rd: Bernard Johnson – Parodia leninghausii

Novice Succulent

1st: Sally Fasteau – Aloe harlana

2nd: Sally Fasteau – Aloe ‘Jeff Karsner’

2nd: Bernard Johnson – Aloe hybrid

3rd: Judy Unrine – Aloe ‘Firebird’

LATIN LOOKUP – Loquerisne Latine (Do you speak Latin)?

The meanings of latin plant names on this page – from

  • Aloe [AL-oh]
    From the Arabic Alloeh.
  • cameronii [kam-er-ON-ee-eye]
    Named for Kenneth L. Cameron, who discovered this species of Aloe in Nyasaland (now Malawi).
  • harlana [har-LAY-nuh]
    For the occurance near Harla, Harar Prov., Ethiopia.
  • jucunda [joo-KUN-duh]
  • leninghausii [len-ing-HOW-see-eye]
    For 19th century German cactus collector Guillermo Leninghaus.
  • magnificus [mag-NIH-fee-kus]
  • Notocactus [no-to-KAK-tus]
    From the Greek ntos (south) and kaktos (cactus), referring to the plant’s native habitat in South America.
  • plicatilis [ply-KAY-til-iss]
    Folded or pleated.
  • sellowii [sel-LOH-wee-eye, sel-LOH-vee-eye]
    Named for Friedrich Sello (changed to Sellow in later years), early 19th century German explorer who collected specimens in South America.
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