Aporocactus


Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to Aporocactus: Aporocactus flagelliformis
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Aporocactus - small genus of epiphytic cacti of MexicoAporocactus - small genus of epiphytic cacti of Mexico
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
Cactaceae, cactus family, family Cactaceae - constituting the order Opuntiales
Aporocactus flagelliformis, rat's-tail cactus, rattail cactus - commonly cultivated tropical American cactus having slender creeping stems and very large showy crimson flowers that bloom for several days
References in periodicals archive ?
For verandah and wall decoration, succulents like sedum, aporocactus, ceropegia, zygocactus and epiphyllum grown in hanging baskets or wall baskets can look very attractive.
Pseudorhipsalis was included in Disocactus, but Aporocactus, Heliocereus, and Nopalxochia were recognized as independent genera (Kimnach, 1993).
Estudio anatomico del tallo en Aporocactus flagelliformis (L.