Schlumbergera


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Related to Schlumbergera: Christmas cactus, Easter cactus, Zygocactus

schlumbergera

(ʃləmˈbɜːɡərə)
n
(Plants) See Christmas cactus
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Noun1.Schlumbergera - 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
Christmas cactus, Schlumbergera baridgesii, Schlumbergera buckleyi - epiphytic cactus of Brazilian ancestry widely cultivated as a houseplant having jointed flat segments and usually rose-purple flowers that bloom in winter
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My Christmas cactus Schlumbergera Truncata is in full flower right now and frustratingly its never in bloom at Christmas despite altering its watering and light regime.
2010) evaluated the germination of epiphytic cactus Schlumbergera truncata and concluded that a temperature of 20[degrees]C was the most suitable for germination of this species.
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.
CHRISTMAS CACTUS: Latin name Schlumbergera truncata, among the easiest of festive plants GROWTH INDUSTRY: Paul Marshall, head grower from the Ravensworth Nursery POINSETTIA: Never allow it to stand in water
The Schlumbergera truncata, its technical name, comes in shades of white, pink, red and purple and is generally bought from garden centres in bud and blooms between mid November and late January.
There are other holiday cacti, but the crab or lobster claw cacti, Zygocactus or Schlumbergera, species of each or hybrids of both are the more familiar types.
rosal 148) Saccharum officinarum cana de azucar 149) Secale cereale centeno 150) Sesamum indicum sesamo 151) Seteria parviflora cola de zorro 152) Schlumbergera flor de Mayo truncata 153) Solanum lycopersicum tomate 154) Solanum melongena berenjena 155) Solanum sp.
Schlumbergera, as they are more correctly known, originated from the tropical rain forests of south-east Brazil, living as epiphytes in the branches of tree or as lithophytes on rocks.
65-85 Bishop's cap cactus Astrophytum ornatum 40-70 Christmas cactus Schlumbergera 55-65 bridgessii Easter cactus Rhipsalidopsis 54-80 Euphorbia Euphorbia 65-85 pseudocactus Gasteria Gasteria liliputana 50-54 Gymnocalycium Gymnocalycium spp.