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Synonyms for epiphyllum

any cactus of the genus Epiphyllum having flattened jointed irregularly branching stems and showy tubular flowers

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Epiphyllums need protection from direct sun and are best grown under shade cloth or where light is filtered through overhanging tree branches.
I have an Epiphyllum hybrid cactus with beautiful flowers and red fruit.
In the case of Epiphyllum, a spineless cactus that consists solely of floppy, often deeply scalloped, green cladodes (stems), the fruit tends to be sweeter if it is the result of cross-pollination between two different Ephiphyllum species or clones.
A close relative of Epiphyllum is the vining pitaya cactus (Hylocereus and Selenicereus species), whose so-called dragon fruit have attractive magenta or yellow skin, and whose flavor varies from bland to magnificent, depending on the cultivar.
Brune's garden features a large variety of ivy, Boston ferns, epiphyllums - also called orchid cactus - and dwarf geraniums.