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Related to Schlumbergera: Christmas cactus, Easter cactus, Zygocactus


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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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Two of my favourite winter flowering plants are the cyclamen and the schlumbergera or Christmas cactus.
Please put on Two of my favourite winter flowering plants are the cyclamen and the schlumbergera or Christmas cactus.
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.
Cyclamen and Christmas cactus (Schlumbergera) ADD compost to a planter or bowl - here I've used zinc-embossed pots which are light enough to carry and give someone as a gift.
I'm especially fond of Christmas cactus (schlumbergera).
Identification of self-incompatibility groups in Hatiora and Schlumbergera (Cactaceae).
Weeping fig, 1,136 2.1 rubber tree 8 Solanum spp.* Nightshade 1,046 1.9 9 Malus spp.* Apple, crab 920 1.7 apple rubber tree 10 Schlumbergera Christmas 918 1.7 bridgesii cactus 11 Crassula spp.
Among the easiest of festive plants is the Christmas cactus (Schlumbergera truncata), with its spreading foliage and successive, pendulous flowers.
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.