Orchid cactus

Epiphyllum spp

  • Orchid cactus
  • Orchid cactus
  • Orchid cactus
  • Orchid cactus
  • Orchid cactus
  • Orchid cactus
  • Flower name
    Orchid cactus
  • Scientific name
    Epiphyllum spp
  • Aliasオーキッドカクタス, Orchid cactus, 孔雀仙人掌
  • Place of originMexico
  • Place of floweringGreenhouse
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June
  • Language of flowersFleeting love

What is Orchid cactus

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.


  • Eye
    Caryophyllales
  • Family
    Cactaceae
  • Genus
    Epiphyllum
  • Species
    E. spp.
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Multi-petaled
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    Wavy
  • Life typeHalf-Hardy and Evergreen perennials, of Succulents
  • Flower colorsRed Pink Orange Yellow White
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower5.0 ~ 30.0 cm

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