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Disocactus

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Disocactus is a genus of epiphytic cacti in the tribe Hylocereeae found in Central America, the Caribbean and northern South America. [1]

30 relations: Alberto Vojtěch Frič, Cactus, Caribbean, Central America, Curt Backeberg, Discocactus, Disocactus ackermannii, Disocactus × hybridus, Disocactus flagelliformis, Disocactus martianus, Disocactus phyllanthoides, Edward Johnston Alexander, Epiphyllum, Epiphyllum hybrid, Epiphyte, Genus, Hylocereeae, John Lindley, Joseph Nelson Rose, Julian Alfred Steyermark, Karl Moritz Schumann, Kunze, Kurt Kreuzinger, Lithophyte, Nathaniel Lord Britton, Native plant, Paul Carpenter Standley, Pseudorhipsalis, South America, Tropics.

Alberto Vojtěch Frič

Alberto Vojtěch Frič (8 September 1882 Prague – 4 December 1944 Prague) was a famous Czech botanist, ethnographer, writer and explorer.

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Cactus

A cactus (plural: cacti, cactuses, or cactus) is a member of the plant family Cactaceae,Although the spellings of botanical families have been largely standardized, there is little agreement among botanists as to how these names are to be pronounced.

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Caribbean

The Caribbean is a region that consists of the Caribbean Sea, its islands (some surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and some bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean) and the surrounding coasts.

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Central America

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

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Curt Backeberg

Curt Backeberg (2 August 1894 in Lüneburg, Germany – 14 January 1966) was a German horticulturist especially known for the collection and classification of cacti.

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Discocactus

Discocactus is a genus of tropical cacti.

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Disocactus ackermannii

Disocactus ackermannii is an epiphytic cactus from tropical forests in the states of Veracruz and Oaxaca, Mexico.

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Disocactus × hybridus

Disocactus × hybridus is a hybrid between Disocactus phyllanthoides and Disocactus speciosus.

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Disocactus flagelliformis

Disocactus flagelliformis, the rattail cactus, is a species of Cactaceae and is the most cultivated species in the genus.

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Disocactus martianus

Disocactus martianus is a species of cactus characterized by a red flower.

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Disocactus phyllanthoides

Disocactus phyllanthoides, the nopalxochitl or German empress, is a species of flowering plant in the cactus family Cactaceae and is commonly grown as an ornamental houseplant.

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Edward Johnston Alexander

Edward Johnston Alexander (July 31, 1901 – August 18, 1985) was an American botanist who discovered three species and one genus, but only named one of them.

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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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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.

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Epiphyte

An epiphyte is an organism that grows on the surface of a plant and derives its moisture and nutrients from the air, rain, water (in marine environments) or from debris accumulating around it.

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Genus

A genus (genera) is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, as well as viruses, in biology.

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Hylocereeae

The Hylocereeae are a tribe of cacti.

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John Lindley

John Lindley FRS (5 February 1799 – 1 November 1865) was an English botanist, gardener and orchidologist.

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Joseph Nelson Rose

Joseph Nelson Rose (January 11, 1862 – May 4, 1928) was an American botanist.

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Julian Alfred Steyermark

Julian Alfred Steyermark (January 27, 1909 – October 15, 1988) was an American botanist.

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Karl Moritz Schumann

Karl Moritz Schumann (17 June 1851 in Görlitz – 22 March 1904 in Berlin) was a German botanist.

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Kunze

Kunz, Künz, or Kunze is a surname.

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Kurt Kreuzinger

Kurt Kreuzinger (1905–1989) was a German botanist, best known for his work with cacti.

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Lithophyte

Lithophytes are plants that grow in or on rocks.

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Nathaniel Lord Britton

Nathaniel Lord Britton (January 15, 1859 – June 25, 1934) was an American botanist and taxonomist who co-founded the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx, New York.

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Native plant

Native plants are plants indigenous to a given area in geologic time.

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Paul Carpenter Standley

Paul Carpenter Standley (1884 in Avalon, Missouri – June 2, 1963 in Tegucigalpa, Honduras) was an American botanist.

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Pseudorhipsalis

Pseudorhipsalis is genus of cacti.

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South America

South America is a continent in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere.

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Tropics

The tropics are a region of the Earth surrounding the Equator.

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Redirects here:

Aporocactus, Aporocereus, Bonifazia, Chiapasia, Disisocactus, Disocereus, Heliocereus, Mediocereus, Nopalxochia, Pseudonopalxochia, Trochilocactus, Wittiocactus.

References

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

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