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Nopalxochia phyllanthoides Pond Lily Cactus

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Late Spring


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Nopalxochia is a genus of four species of epiphytic cacti that are related to Epiphyllums. There are several varieties and originates in Central American forest where they live on trees Therefore they can dry out without damage. This one has a large flower which does not last long. The beauty of the pure somewhat translucent colour against the dark green of the stem leaves is encapsulating.



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