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Mini-Show Results March, 2022

Cactus of the Month: Thelocactus. Succulent of the Month: Aeonium, Greenovia .

Results submitted by: Jim Tanner

Open Cactus

1st: Gary Duke – Thelocactus macdowellii
2nd: Gary Duke – Thelocactus bicolor
3rd: Gary Duke – Thelocactus bicolor var. bolaensis

Open Succulent

1st: Jim Gardner – Aeonium ‘Lily Pad’
2nd: Jim Gardner – Aeonium goochiae
3rd: Laurel Woodley – Aeonium ‘Lily Pad’

Intermediate Cactus

1st: Bernard Johnson – Thelocactus bicolor

Intermediate Succulent

1st: Mike Short – Aeonium leucoblepharum aka ‘Berry Nice’
2nd: Bernard Johnson – Aeonium
3rd: Anita Caplan – Aeonium ‘Sunburst’
3rd: Bernard Johnson – Aeonium ‘Kiwi’

Novice Cactus

1st: Terri Straub – Thelocactus rinconensis
2nd: Terri Straub – Thelocactus bueckii
3rd: Terri Straub – Thelocactus hexaedrophorus

Novice Succulent

1st: Terri Straub – Aeonium ‘Kiwi’
2nd: Terri Straub – Aeonium ‘Sunburst’, crested
3rd: Terri Straub – Aeonium ‘Kiwi’

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

The meanings of latin plant names on this page – from

  • Aeonium [ee-OH-nee-um]
    An ancient name used by Dioscorides for one of the species in the genus.
  • bicolor [BY-kul-ur]
    Of two colors.
  • goochiae [GEW-chee-ay]
    For Mrs. Gooch, maiden name of the mother of 19th century English naturalist and geologist Philip B. Webb.
  • leucoblepharum [loo-koh-BLEF-ah-rum]
    From the Greek leukos (white) and blepharis (eyelash); for the thin white leaf margins.
  • Thelocactus [thel-oh-KAK-tus]
    From the Greek theles (nipple) and cactus.
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