genus Rhipsalis


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Noun1.genus Rhipsalis - large genus of epiphytic or lithophytic unarmed cacti with usually segmented stems and pendulous branchesgenus Rhipsalis - large genus of epiphytic or lithophytic unarmed cacti with usually segmented stems and pendulous branches; flowers are small followed by berrylike fruits
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
Cactaceae, cactus family, family Cactaceae - constituting the order Opuntiales
mistletoe cactus - a plant of the genus Rhipsalis
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The genus Rhipsalis is consisted of epiphytes or rupicola cacti, with cylindrical or flattened phylloclade that can reach more than two meters long.
Based on those, the objective of this study was to characterize the fruits and assess the influence of temperature and light on the germination of three species of cacti from the genus Rhipsalis.