epiphyllum

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Noun1.Epiphyllum - any cactus of the genus Epiphyllum having flattened jointed irregularly branching stems and showy tubular flowersepiphyllum - any cactus of the genus Epiphyllum having flattened jointed irregularly branching stems and showy tubular flowers
cactus - any succulent plant of the family Cactaceae native chiefly to arid regions of the New World and usually having spines
genus Epiphyllum - small genus of tropical American (mainly Central America) cacti
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Although epiphyllums need more water than the average cacti plant, overwatering can kill them, so allow the soil, similar to that used for orchids or bromeliads, to dry slightly between waterings.
Epiphyllums, like orchids, are epiphytes, which means they live in trees.
Through a shared interest in epiphyllums, hoyas and succulents we found a book store in California--Rainbow Gardens and Nursery started in 1972 by Chuck Everson and Gerry Williams in Vista.