Hatiora


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Related to Hatiora: Hatiora gaertneri
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Noun1.Hatiora - small genus of South American epiphytic or lithophytic cactiHatiora - small genus of South American epiphytic or lithophytic cacti
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
Cactaceae, cactus family, family Cactaceae - constituting the order Opuntiales
Easter cactus, Hatiora gaertneri, Schlumbergera gaertneri - spring-blooming South American cactus with oblong joints and coral-red flowers; sometimes placed in genus Schlumbergera
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Identification of self-incompatibility groups in Hatiora and Schlumbergera (Cactaceae).
The Christmas cactus is usually called a Schlumbergera and has bright pink flowers, while the Easter cactus usually has the Latin name Hatiora and has red or occasionally white flowers.