Epiphyllum phyllanthus, orchid cactus, cladode, stolon, Epiphyllum phyllanthus subspecies phyllanthus (L.) Haw., Epiphyllum oxypetalum Night Blooming. Cultivation Details. A plant of the tropics, it requires a mean minimum temperature no lower than 12°c and is not frost tolerant. Prefers a position in light shade. Morfo–anatomía de la flor de Epiphyllum phyllanthus (Cactaceae). Odair José Garcia de Almeida1 *, Adelita Aparecida Sartori–Paoli1 and Luiz Antonio de.

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Epiphyllum phyllanthus var. hookeri – Species Page – ISB: Atlas of Florida Plants

In Aspects of Floral Development, P. The ovules are circinotropous, bitegmic, crassinucelate, and have long funiculus as in many other Cactaceae.

The optimal temperature range for E. Category I – Species that are invading and disrupting native plant communities in Florida. The material was fixed in formalin acetic epiphhllum FAA 50 from 2 to 5 days Johansen, However, Pereskia funiculus is highly reduced and thus differs from that of E.

The frequency of Epiphyllum phyllanthus has been reduced due to deforestation in parts of Brazil. The external epidermis of the pericarpel is uniseriate and glabrous Fig. The parenchymatous tissue is multiseriate, chlorophyllous, with cells which have a broad lumen, more or less isodiametric shape, and many starch grains Fig. Any – An Any search will combine the list of counties to include with a Boolean Or.


In your case, I have seen the bloom, and it is not like any oxypetalum I have ever seen.

Epiphyllum phyllanthus – Wikipedia

Croat’s information quoted above. Anatomy of the inferior ovary of Darbya. But still, he does not appear to rule dry forest species as not being rain forest species epiphyllhm I understand his work.

Despite their tropical nature, they are true cacti and are members of the larger plant family Cactaceae. For example, matching the full name exactly in a Scientific Name search for Piptochaetium avenacioides may be difficult, but strings of either tium aven or avenaci or m avenac or pipto will all result in very small lists of matches. There appear to be an abundance of new blooms preparing to open all the time apparently as a result of the additional water.

Referring solely to the person who originally made the statement that began my quest she said, “Steve, that person has never been to the jungle. View a List of All Ecological Communities.

Epiphyllum phyllanthus

Intro paragraph to be provided by New York. Part of phylllanthus population have phytochrome B in active form Pfr enough to promote germination in darkness.

The species may take a tiny amount of frost but almost all the hybrids are extremely tender. And one final note. This species grows near sea level to at least 1, m asl.


View details of USF Herbarium specimens. Especially since epiphyllm are located naturally nowhere on earth other than in a rain forest? If you are aware of the person or source of this non-factual information please send us a private note. Vascular bundles of smaller diameter occur in the inner region, including vascular elements of diverse orientation, some inverted, and the xylem is directed toward the outer side Fig.

Botanists do not simply “change” a name unless a technical error is later observed as to the genus.

Within this definition, however, exists considerable variation. Almost all cacti have inferior ovaries, meaning the ovary is below the flower and is really a modified hollow stem. Iowa State University Press, Ames.

Within the species Epiphyllum phyllanthus the flowers open at night and are short lived. The name Epiphyllum, epi means “upon” and phyllum means “leaf”, because they produced flowers on their leaf-like stems. The micropyle is only delimited by the inner integument, in which cells are larger Fig.