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Pseudorhipsalis ramulosa
Scientific Name: Pseudorhipsalis ramulosa (Salm-Dyck) W.Barthlott
Synonym: Disocactus ramulosus, Rhipsalis purpusii, Rhipsalis leiophloea, Rhipsalis jamaicensis, Hariota coriacea, Rhipsalis coriacea, Rhipsalis angustissima, Hariota ramulosa, Cereus ramulosus, Rhipsalis ramulosa
Family: Cactaceae
Pseudorhipsalis  ramulosa
Pseudorhipsalis ramulosa, photo by Ulf Eliasson
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10-11

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Bright shade

Origin: Mexico to northern South America, Hispaniola, Jamaica

Growth Habits: Shrubby plant, erect, 2 feet tall (60 cm) or more; stems 3 to 12 inches long (7.5-30 cm), 0.4 to 1 inch wide (1-2.5 cm); crenation 0.5 to 0.8 inches apart (1.2-2 cm); young areoles are often ciliate, naked when mature

Watering Needs:

Propagation: Cuttings

Blooming Habits:
Greenish white flowers, 0.4 inch long and wide (1 cm), with 6 or 7 petals. The flowers are solitary, located at the base of the areoles. The fruit is spherical, glabrous, whitish when ripe, 0.25 inch in diameter (0.6 cm).

Fruiting Habits:

Ulf Eliasson's Epibase

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