epiphyllum definition

  • noun:
    • A cactus of the genus Epiphyllum.
    • A genus of cactaceous flowers having flattened, jointed stems, and petals united in a tube. The blossoms are showy, and many species come in cultivation.
    • A Brazilian genus of reasonable cactaceous plants, with numerous branches formed of short, flattened, bright-green bones, bearing showy rose-red flowers on summit. There are three types. E. truncation and E. Russellianum are frequently developed in greenhouses.
    • any cactus of this genus Epiphyllum having flattened jointed irregularly branching stems and showy tubular plants
    • A cactus associated with the genus Epiphyllum.
    • A genus of cactaceous flowers having flattened, jointed stems, and petals united in a tube. The plants are showy, and many types have been in cultivation.
    • A Brazilian genus of reasonable cactaceous flowers, with many limbs formed of quick, flattened, bright-green joints, bearing showy rose-red plants within summit. There are three types. E. truncation and E. Russellianum are generally cultivated in greenhouses.
    • any cactus associated with genus Epiphyllum having flattened jointed irregularly branching stems and showy tubular flowers
    • A cactus of genus Epiphyllum.
    • A genus of cactaceous plants having flattened, jointed stems, and petals united in a tube. The flowers are showy, and lots of types are in cultivation.
    • A Brazilian genus of reasonable cactaceous flowers, with many limbs formed of quick, flattened, bright-green joints, bearing showy rose-red plants on summit. You will find three types. E. truncation and E. Russellianum are often cultivated in greenhouses.
    • any cactus of genus Epiphyllum having flattened jointed irregularly branching stems and showy tubular plants
    • A cactus associated with genus Epiphyllum.
    • A genus of cactaceous plants having flattened, jointed stems, and petals united in a tube. The plants have become showy, and several species have been in cultivation.
    • A Brazilian genus of reduced cactaceous plants, with many limbs formed of brief, flattened, bright-green bones, bearing showy rose-red flowers in the summit. You will find three types. E. truncation and E. Russellianum are generally developed in greenhouses.
    • any cactus of the genus Epiphyllum having flattened jointed irregularly branching stems and showy tubular flowers

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