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Mini-Show Results October 9, 2022

Cactus of the Month: Turbinicarpus. Succulent of the Month: Adromischus.

SCCSS 2022 October - Winner Open Cactus - Gary Duke - Turbinicarpus pseudomacrochele
Winner Open Cactus
Gary Duke
Turbinicarpus pseudomacrochele
SCCSS 2022 October - Winner Open Succulent - Gary Duke - Adromischus marianae
Winner Open Succulent
Gary Duke
Adromischus marianae
SCCSS 2022 October - Winner Intermediate Succulent - Bernard Johnson - Adromischus rupicola
Winner Intermediate Succulent
Bernard Johnson
Adromischus rupicola
SCCSS 2022 October - Winner Novice Cactus - Terri Straub - Turbinicarpus viereckii subsp. reconditus
Winner Novice Cactus
Terri Straub
Turbinicarpus viereckii subsp. reconditus
SCCSS 2022 October - Winner Novice Succulent - Braulio Mena - Adromischus filicaulis subsp. filicaulis
Winner Novice Succulent
Braulio Mena
Adromischus filicaulis subsp. filicaulis

Photography by: Mike Short
Results submitted by: Terri Straub

Open Cactus

1st: Gary Duke – Turbinicarpus pseudomacrochele
2nd: Gary Duke – Turbinicarpus valdezianus
3rd: Gary Duke – Turbinicarpus klinkerianus

Open Succulent

1st: Gary Duke – Adromischus marianae
2nd: Gary Duke – Adromischus marianae f. herrei
3rd: Maria Capaldo – Adromischus marianae f. herrei

Intermediate Cactus

Intermediate Succulent

1st: Bernard Johnson – Adromischus rupicola
2nd: Bernard Johnson – Adromischus cristatus
3rd: Bernard Johnson – Adromischus filicaulis

Novice Cactus

1st: Terri Straub – Turbinicarpus viereckii subsp. reconditus
2nd: Terri Straub – Turbinicarpus saueri nelissae
3rd: Terri Straub – Turbinicarpus klinkerianus

Novice Succulent

1st: Braulio Mena – Adromischus filicaulis subsp. filicaulis
2nd: Terri Straub – Adromischus cooperi
3rd: Vincent Darmali – Adromischus cristatus

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

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

  • Adromischus [ad-roh-MIS-kus]
    From the Greek hadros (thick or stout) and mischos (stalk), referring to the short pedicels.
  • cooperi [koo-PER-ee]
    Named for Dr. James G. Cooper, 19th century geologist.
  • cristatus [kris-TAY-tus]
    Crested.
  • filicaulis [fil-ee-KAW-liss]
    With thread-like stamens.
  • herrei [HER-ray-eye]
    Named for Dr. Hans Herre, 20th century botanist and expert on South African succulents.
  • marianae [mair-ee-AN-ay-ee]
    Named for Marian Marloth, wife of South African botanist Dr. Rudolph Marloth.
  • reconditus [rek-on–DY-tus, rek-on–DEE-tus]
    From the Latin recondere, meaning hidden, concealed, or stored away.
  • rupicola [roo-pee-koh-luh]
    Rock-dweller.
  • Turbinicarpus [tur-bin-ih-KAR-pus]
    From the Latin turbino (spinning) and karpos (fruit).
  • valdezianus [val-dez-ee-AH-nus]
    Named for L. M�ller-Valdez, sister-in-law to Heinrich M�ller.
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