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What the heck is this?

Posted by seedmoney 8A (seedmoney@embarqmail.com) on
Sat, Mar 29, 14 at 20:35

The only thing I'm certain of is that it is a succulent. It grows in a rosette and is starfish-shaped...or, after a couple of cold ones, it starts to look like an octopus. The leaves are very flat and pliable, kind of like a piece of Juicy Fruit gum, if you will. The top of the leaves are striated and small white harmless spines are present. The spines on the underside form a "wave" pattern. The plant is in a 4" pot.
So, what do you think? Is this an aloe? Dyckia? Puya? Orthophytum? Or some other type of bromeliad? Looking forward to your comments.

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RE: What the heck is this?

  • Posted by susanc Z9/Sunset 17 CA (My Page) on
    Sat, Mar 29, 14 at 21:33

Maybe a Dyckia? -Here is one that resembles your plant.

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This post was edited by susanc on Sat, Mar 29, 14 at 21:41


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RE: What the heck is this?

Isn't it Aloe ?

This post was edited by Cenepk10 on Sun, Mar 30, 14 at 20:12


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