May 31, 2014

Dreams can fly

Dyckia seeds inside... and dreams...


May 29, 2014

The Newest

Dyckia Seed List - May 2014


Now available under request


May 28, 2014

The new found Beauty, Dyckia reitzii dark (rubra)

 The adult blooming plant is seen above.

Here you can see its young seedling.
The tip of the leaves show the peculiar Dyckia reitzii characteristic leave points.

Dyckia pottiorum

Dyckia pottiorum 
White form.
It can be found in green, red and golden white (type) forms.

May 26, 2014

Dyckia reitzii

May 25, 2014

Dyckia deliata-delicata: Queen of the hill, top of the hit.....

Just a young one...
Dyckias get better and better as time passes by....

May 23, 2014

Dyckia sp São Marcos-RS

This is the very fist time this magnificent plant produces seeds under cultivation.

May 21, 2014

Here the new found one Dyckia.
Rare in many many ways it is a Dyckia retzii relative.
It blooms the very same way as reitzii does.
Petals are red and the flowers are very close together and present a tegument, a kind of white wool around the bracts. Presumably to protect flowers from the extremely cold winds.

New found one (Dyckia) South in Brazil

 Arenitc rocks, grasses and rupestris vandalism.
Those incriptions are new made ones.

Thisis the view from the rock  where the new Dyckia lives.

 Rupestris inscriptions or moderm vandalism.

the new and extremely rare new found Dyckia

 Here above, can you spot it?

Living on bare areneti rock.
Temperature here drops way below freezing.

 Lichen and tillandsias.

Can you see the new Dyckia here ?

The most recent finding. I will tell and show the most recent Dyckia finding. Thisis yesterday, May 21st

These are arenetic rocks. that hole you can see in the rock is the home of a Brazilian native  sting less bee.
The pinus pine ont he right is an intruder plague. It is spreading all over in Santa Catarina State. this Pinus Elliotis was brought from US to be used as material for paper making.
I turned out to be a nonsense in all respects.
This is In Urubici. In winter temperatures can drop way down below and deep bellow freezing.

Wilson Müller, our Indiana Jones found this Dyckia here two years ago and now we show it.
Wilson is a formal botanist fine man and a good friend.
He suffers from multiple sclerosis, this explains the can and does not prevent him from living
all the adventures...
I took this picture, below, yesterday and I like it very much.

The picture below shows where Wilson is in the picture above.
the left tip of this big arenitic calyx.

Look at the scenery way below.


May 19, 2014

May 18, 2014

Hybrid delicata, the first we know

This is a hybrid delicada the oldest we know.
It was made in 2004.

May 17, 2014

Pure white Dyckia pottiorum, the rarest amid the rare.

Dyckia pottiorum and Dyckia estevesii, compare

Estevesii leaves go forwards and down.
The pottiorum ones go up and backwards.


Dyckia Brittle star, Brittle Star X Arizona and delicata-delicata one.

The stunning beautiful delicata-delicata is to the right bottom corner above

Above: Brittle Star and Arizona to the left

 Above: Brittle Star X Arizona to the left

Above: Brittle Star X Arizona

 Above: Brittle Star

Above: Brittle Star to the right.