Epiphyllum phyllanthus

(Linnaeus) Haworth

Syn. Pl. Succ., 197. 1812.

IntroducedIllustrated
Basionym: Cactus phyllanthus Linnaeus Sp. Pl. 1: 469. 1753
Synonyms: Cereus phyllanthus (Linnaeus) de Candolle Opuntia phyllanthus (Linnaeus) Miller Phyllocactus phyllanthus (Linnaeus) Link Rhipsalis macrocarpa Miquel Rhipsalis phyllanthus (Linnaeus) K. Schumann
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 179. Mentioned on page 176.

Distribution

Fla., s Mexico, West Indies, Central America, South America, cultivated in tropical regions worldwide

Discussion

Varieties 8 (1 in the flora).

Selected References

None.

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cushionlike +
deciduous +  and persistent +
hourglass--shaped +
Michael W. Hawkes +
(Linnaeus) Haworth +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (12 cm120 mm <br />0.12 m <br />) +
50cm;120cm +
4cm;5cm +
hardened +
Cactus phyllanthus +
triangular +
proliferating +
flattened +  and cylindric +
mucilaginous +
Fla. +, s Mexico +, West Indies +, Central America +, South America +  and cultivated in tropical regions worldwide +
not separating +
8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br /> (38 cm380 mm <br />0.38 m <br />) +
15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
curved +  and straight +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br />) +
persistent +, long +  and deciduous +
clavate +, spheric +  and depressed-spheric +
dry +, fleshy +  and juicy +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br />) +
deciduous +  and persistent +
rudimentary +
flat +  and terete +
nearly +  and microscopic +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br />) +
tuberculate +
fluted;spheric;depressed-spheric or club-shaped +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br />) +
deciduous +  and persistent +
mucilaginous +
ridgelike +  and nipple--shaped +
Syn. Pl. Succ., +
pinkish +  and white +
adventitious +
triangular +
arillate +  and strophiolate +
0.04 cm0.4 mm <br />4.0e-4 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
reniform +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br />) +
Introduced +  and Illustrated +
deciduous +  and persistent +
0 (?) +  and 90 (?) +
hairlike +
hard +  and rigid +
decurrent +
unsegmented +
juvenile +  and adult +
terete +  and segmented +
succulent +
tuberculate +
Cereus phyllanthus +, Opuntia phyllanthus +, Phyllocactus phyllanthus +, Rhipsalis macrocarpa +  and Rhipsalis phyllanthus +
adventitious +
tuberlike +
epipetric +  and epiphytic +
Epiphyllum phyllanthus +
Epiphyllum +
species +
dull +  and shiny +
dull +  and glossy +
epipetric;epiphytic +
erect +  and pendent +
barrel-shaped +  and spheric +