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rattail cactusor rat's tail cactus
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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|Noun||1.||rattail 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
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