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Cacti Genus schlumbergera




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Schlumbergera truncata


Common Name(s): Thanksgiving Cactus, Crab Cactus
Synonym(s): Epiphyllum truncatum, Cactus truncatus, Cereus truncatus, Zygocactus truncatus, Epiphyllum altensteinii, Zygocactus altensteinii, Epiphyllum ruckeri, Epiphyllum bridgesii, Epiphyllum delicatum, Zygocactus delicatum
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Rhipsalideae
Distribution: Brazil (South America)
Habit: Flattened-Leaflike
Flower: Pink, Purple, Red, WhiteEncounterability: Common Worldwide
Species Notes: For more information on Thanksgiving, Easter, and Christmas cacti, check out this great site: http://cactus.biology.dal.ca/paulS/christmas/christmas.html
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Schlumbergera truncata
S. truncata
Picture taken at: Daiv Freeman's Private Collection

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Schlumbergera truncata
S. truncata
Picture taken at: Daiv Freeman's Private Collection

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Schlumbergera truncata
S. truncata
Picture taken at: Daiv Freeman's Private Collection

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Schlumbergera truncata
S. truncata
Picture taken at: Daiv Freeman's Private Collection

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Schlumbergera truncata
S. truncata
Picture taken at: Rainbow Gardens, Vista, CA

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Schlumbergera truncata
S. truncata
Picture taken at: Gerard Ardisson's Private Collection

Photographer: Gerard Ardisson

Photographer's Website: Click Here
Schlumbergera truncata
S. truncata
Picture taken at: Gerard Ardisson's Private Collection

Photographer: Gerard Ardisson

Photographer's Website: Click Here
Schlumbergera truncata
S. truncata
Picture taken at: Gerard Ardisson's Private Collection

Photographer: Gerard Ardisson

Photographer's Website: Click Here

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