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Epiphyllum hybrid

The plants known as epiphyllum hybrids, epiphyllums, epicacti or just epis, widely grown for their flowers, are artificial hybrids of species within the group of cacti placed in the Tribe Hylocereeae, particularly species of Disocactus, Pseudorhipsalis and Selenicereus. [1]

9 relations: Callus (cell biology), Central America, Disocactus, Epiphyllum, Epiphyte, Hylocereeae, Moonlight cactus, Photosynthesis, Pseudorhipsalis.

Callus (cell biology)

Plant callus (plural calluses or calli) is a mass of unorganized parenchyma cells derived from plant tissue (explants) for use in biological research and biotechnology.

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Central America

Central America (América Central, Centroamérica or América del Centro) is the southernmost, isthmian portion of the North American continent, which connects with South America on the southeast.

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Disocactus

Disocactus is a genus of epiphytic cacti in the tribe Hylocereeae found in Central America, the Caribbean and northern South America.

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Epiphyllum

Epiphyllum ("upon the leaf" in Greek) is a genus of 19 species of epiphytic plants in the cactus family (Cactaceae), native to Central America.

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Epiphyte

An epiphyte is a plant that grows harmlessly upon another plant (such as a tree) and derives its moisture and nutrients from the air, rain, and sometimes from debris accumulating around it.

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Hylocereeae

The Hylocereeae are a tribe of cacti.

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Moonlight cactus

Moonlight cacti, genus Selenicereus, is an epiphytic, lithophytic, and terrestrial cactus genus found in Central America, the Caribbean and northern South America.

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Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis is a process used by plants and other organisms to convert light energy, normally from the Sun, into chemical energy that can be later released to fuel the organisms' activities.

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Pseudorhipsalis

Pseudorhipsalis is genus of cacti.

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Disophyllum, Epicacti, Epicactus, Epiphyllums, X Disophyllum, × Disophyllum, ×Disophyllum.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epiphyllum_hybrid

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