Zygocactus truncatus


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Noun1.Zygocactus truncatus - South American jointed cactus with usually red flowersZygocactus truncatus - South American jointed cactus with usually red flowers; often cultivated as a houseplant; sometimes classified as genus Schlumbergera
cactus - any succulent plant of the family Cactaceae native chiefly to arid regions of the New World and usually having spines
genus Zygocactus, Zygocactus - small genus of Brazilian cacti having flat fleshy usually branched joints and showy red or pink flowers followed by red fleshy fruits
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Those most widely sold are schlumbergera hybrids bred from the true Christmas cactus, Zygocactus truncatus, and Schlumbergera russeliana.
The Zygocactus truncatus --Schlumbergera truncata is its technical name -is generally bought from garden centres in bud and blooms between mid November and late January.
The Zygocactus truncatus (Schlumbergera truncata) is generally bought from garden centres in bud and blooms between mid November and late January, depending on the variety you buy.