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Plant ID
updated: Feb 16, 2013, 4:00 PM

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 COMMENT 375166 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-16 05:29 PM

Aloe plicitalis, with crassula in foreground.

 

 COMMENT 375180 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-16 06:23 PM

Not plicatilis, but does look like it's possibly an Aloe.

 

 COMMENT 375195 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-16 07:04 PM

I agree, not plicatilis. The leaves aren't on the same plane as plicatilis is wont. The leaves of this plant are quite irregular. The succulent type and flower _do_ indicate some sort of aloe but I haven't been able to sort out which one just yet.

 

 COMMENT 375198P agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-16 07:19 PM

How about an Agave? That's what it looks like to me. Are the leaves soft and juicy, or more fibrous?

 

 COMMENT 375200P agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-16 07:35 PM

From the flower, it loos like a Bromeliad.

 

 COMMENT 375211 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-16 08:19 PM

It's Sansevieria cylindrica, and the flower smells amazing when it opens!

 

 COMMENT 375265P agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-17 01:15 AM

Not Sansevieria. Look at the long lines, from bottom to tip of leaves. African, no doubt, but still not identified herein.

 

 COMMENT 375266P agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-17 01:20 AM

@ 211: Nope. I take it all back. Sansevieria cylindrica it is. Thanks for the great i.d.

 

 COMMENT 375267P agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-17 01:24 AM

The orange flower in that pot is not the flower for the Sansevieria. Sansevieria cylindrica has a white, ginger-like flower.

 

 COMMENT 375282 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-17 07:13 AM

DEFINITELY Sansaveria, sheesh...

 

 COMMENT 375301 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-17 08:15 AM

Cucumber aloe. Aloe cucurbitata ;<)

Send a pic to san Marcos growers for ID. Or SB cactus and succulent society. A better flower pic would be helpful. Has it bloomed before? If you just purchased the house and aren't a cactus and succulent person , why not invite the cactus and succulent society over. You'll learn a lot and find that maybe you have some rare specimens.

 

 SEEDLADY agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-17 11:23 AM

or send pix to the Succulent Gardens in Castroville. 35 yrs exp growing succulents. What a cool place to visit!

info@sgplants.com

 

 COMMENT 375494P agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-17 03:37 PM

Or take a picture to the cacti guy at Terra Sol in Goleta, 5320 Overpass Rd. off Patterson near the 101. (805) 964-7811

 

 COMMENT 375518 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-17 06:32 PM

test

 

 COMMENT 375519 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-17 06:36 PM

Or take a picture to Jose at Seaside Gardens in Carpinteria, its a Sansevieria people!

 

 COMMENT 375652 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-18 09:39 AM

It looks exactly like a sansevieria cylindrica, but I haven't seen one in flower. Could the submitter of ths picture be trying to fool Edhat by sticking an aloe spike behind a sansevieria?

 

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