rat's-tail cactus


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Related to rat's-tail cactus: Aporocactus flagelliformis
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Noun1.rat's-tail cactus - commonly cultivated tropical American cactus having slender creeping stems and very large showy crimson flowers that bloom for several daysrat's-tail cactus - commonly cultivated tropical American cactus having slender creeping stems and very large showy crimson flowers that bloom for several days
cactus - any succulent plant of the family Cactaceae native chiefly to arid regions of the New World and usually having spines
Aporocactus, genus Aporocactus - small genus of epiphytic cacti of Mexico
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This does not apply to rat's-tail cactus, Christmas cactus, epiphyllum and prickly pears, all of which prefer to be kept at a temperature of at least 5-10 *C.