Flower Database

Orchid cactus

Basic information
Flower Name
Orchid cactus
Formal Name
Epiphyllum spp
Alias
Orchid cactus, 孔雀仙人掌
Habitat
Mexico
Morph
Half-Hardy and Evergreen perennials, of Succulents
Comment
Orchid cactus (scientific name:Epiphyllum spp.) is half cold resistance of actaceae family and evergreen perennials of the succulent herb native to Mexico. Like leaf stalks are called leafy stems. Because it has been breeding from mating multiple parents tend to kind of flowers. Spring from the evening of the summer day by noon, stems from shiny with beautiful large flowers bloom. Flower names are named after flowers as beautiful as a Peacock feather cactus. Rich in anthocyanins are red, white, peach, yellow, Orange and purple. White flower resembles the genus geckabidine (cereus, scientific name:Epiphyllum oxypetalum) is geckabidine is late at night and started to bloom in about 3 hours time will be.
Generic name: Peacock area, Scientific name:Epiphyllum spp. , Aka: Orchid Cactus, Origin: Mexico, environment: tropical forest trees, plant height: 50-200 cm, leaves: elongated, fleshy leaves that grow on the supported by Struts, ninomiya, solitary, flower diameter: 5 to 30 cm, flowering time: April-June, flower colors: red, white, peach, yellow, Orange, purple.
Detailed information
Order
Caryophyllales
Family
Cactaceae
Genus
Epiphyllum
Species
E. spp.
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
polypetalo
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Repand
Flowering place
Greenhouse
Color
Red, Pink, Violet, Orange, Yellow, White
Season
Apr May Jun
Height
50  ~ 200  [cm]
Diameter
5  ~ 30