Aporocactus

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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
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The epiphytic cacti usually have a faster germination, and, in some cases, the seeds start the germination inside the mature fruit, as also happen in some species of Disocactus.
An alternative classification, which defined Pseudorhipsalis as a distinct genus but included Aporocactus, Heliocereus, and Nopalxochia in Disocactus (Barthlott, 1991), was adopted by Barthlott and Hunt (1993) and by Anderson (2001).