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Echinocereus russanthus neocapillus SB395 MG191    
The note on the pot says that I sowed the seed for this plant in January 2009. Apparently, this summer sometime, something killed the meristem of the left-hand offset. New growth started after a while. The interesting thing is that the new growth resembles the appearance of this species after about two years. I’ve told you for years that there are some fantastic changes in the appearance of some cacti from seedling to juvenile to adult. Here is an example, but it’s being shown by new growth on a seven year old plant. I don’t agree, by the way, that this is some sort of subspecies of E. russanthus. I think the name should be E. neocapillus.   (30/40)   

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