rattail cactus


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rattail cactus

or rat's tail cactus
n.
A cactus (Disocactus flagelliformis) of Mexico and Central America having thin drooping stems and brilliant dark pink flowers, often cultivated as a houseplant.
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Noun1.rattail cactus - commonly cultivated tropical American cactus having slender creeping stems and very large showy crimson flowers that bloom for several daysrattail 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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* The plants: (A) Adenanthos sericea, (B) Sedum morganianum, (C) rattail cactus (Aporocactus flagellifarmis).