mistletoe cactus

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mistletoe cactus

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A leafless, epiphytic tropical American cactus (Rhipsalis baccifera), often grown as a houseplant.
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Noun1.mistletoe cactus - a plant of the genus Rhipsalismistletoe cactus - a plant of the genus Rhipsalis  
cactus - any succulent plant of the family Cactaceae native chiefly to arid regions of the New World and usually having spines
genus Rhipsalis, Rhipsalis - large genus of epiphytic or lithophytic unarmed cacti with usually segmented stems and pendulous branches; flowers are small followed by berrylike fruits
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La familia Cactaceae del orden Caryophyllales es un grupo de plantas suculentas representativo de las zonas aridas y semiaridas del hemisferio Oeste, excepto Rhipsalis baccifera (Sol.
2015: Influence of Pleistocene glacial/interglacial cycles on the genetic structure of the mistletoe cactus Rhipsalis baccifera (Cactaceae) in Mesoamerica.
2003) y es considerada endemica del continente americano, excepto por la ocurrencia de Rhipsalis baccifera (J.