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Mini-Show Results June, 2022

Cactus of the Month: . Succulent of the Month: .

SCCSS 2022 June - Winner Open Cactus - Maria Capaldo - Sulcorebutia rauschii
Winner Open Cactus
Maria Capaldo
Sulcorebutia rauschii
SCCSS 2022 June - Winner Open Succulent - Jim Gardner - Echeveria Hybrid
Winner Open Succulent
Jim Gardner
Echeveria Hybrid
SCCSS 2022 June - Winner Intermediate Cactus - Bernard Johnson - Rebutia steinbachii subsp. tiraquensis
Winner Intermediate Cactus
Bernard Johnson
Rebutia steinbachii subsp. tiraquensis
SCCSS 2022 June - Winner Intermediate Succulent - Ted Johnson - Echeveria agavoides 'Ebony'
Winner Intermediate Succulent
Ted Johnson
Echeveria agavoides 'Ebony'
SCCSS 2022 June - Winner Novice Cactus - Terri Straub - Rebutia perplexa
Winner Novice Cactus
Terri Straub
Rebutia perplexa
SCCSS 2022 June - Winner Novice Succulent - Terri Straub - Echeveria purpureum
Winner Novice Succulent
Terri Straub
Echeveria purpureum

Photography by: Mike Short
Results submitted by: Terri Straub

Open Cactus

1st: Maria Capaldo – Sulcorebutia rauschii
2nd: Maria Capaldo – Sulcorebutia tiraquensis var. bicolor
2nd: Gary Duke – Aylostera alboputinata
3rd: Phyllis DeCrescenzo – Rebutia fulviseta

Open Succulent

1st: Jim Gardner – Echeveria hybrid
2nd: Maria Capaldo – Echeveria agavoides ‘Maria’
2nd: Maria Capaldo – Echeveria ‘Johnsonii’
3rd: Jim Gardner – Echeveria chihuahuaensis
3rd: Maria Capaldo – Echeveria agavoides ‘Ebony’

Intermediate Cactus

1st: Bernard Johnson – Rebutia steinbachii subsp. tiraquensis

Intermediate Succulent

1st: Ted Johnson – Echeveria agavoides ‘Ebony’
2nd: Bernard Johnson – Echeveria
3rd: Bernard Johnson – Echeveria agavoides ‘Ebony’

Novice Cactus

1st: Terri Straub – Rebutia perplexa
2nd: Terri Straub – Rebutia muscula
3rd: Terri Straub – Sulcorebutia candiae

Novice Succulent

1st: Terri Straub – Echeveria ‘Purpureum’
2nd: Martha Bjerke – Echeveria ‘Pearl von Nurnberg’
2nd: Vincent Darmali – Echeveria peacockii
3rd: Terri Straub – Echeveria canadiar

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

The meanings of latin plant names on this page – from https://davesgarden.com/guides/botanary/

  • agavoides [ah-gav-OH-id-eez, ah-gav-OY-deez]
    Like the genus Agave.
  • bicolor [BY-kul-ur]
    Of two colors.
  • Echeveria [ech-eh-VER-ee-a, ech-eh-ver-EE-a]
    Named for Anastasio Echeverria y Godoy, 18th century Spanish botanist.
  • hybrid [HY-brid]
    A cross between two plants resulting in a plant that differs in one or more genes from the parent plants; sometimes Latinized to hybridus, -a, or -um.
  • muscula [MUS-kuh-luh]
    Diminutive of Latin mus (mouse, or muscle).
  • peacockii [pee-KOK-ee-eye]
    For John T. Peacock, 19th century English succulent collector.
  • perplexa [per-PLEKS-uh]
    From the Latin per (completely) and plectare (to entwine), referring to the entangled nature of the relationship among the species.
  • rauschii [ROWSH-ee-eye]
    Discovered by Walter Rausch, 20th century cactus collector in South America.
  • Rebutia [ray-BEW-tee-uh]
    Named for Pierre Rebut, 19th century French cactus dealer and expert.
  • steinbachii [stine-BAH-kee-eye]
    Named for J. Steinbach, a 20th century plant collector who collectetd in Bolivia.
  • Sulcorebutia [sul-koh-ray-BEW-tee-uh]
    From the Latin sulcus (furrowed) and Rebutia (genus named for Pierre Rebut, 19th century French cactus dealer and expert).
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