Epiphytic cacti & leaf cacti

Here you can identify epiphytic growing cacti and also leaf cacti.

Corynopuntia grahamii

Corynopuntia grahami

Common name: Club Cholla
Synonyme: Grusonia grahamii, Corynopuntia planibulbispina
Origin: USA (New Mexico, Texas), Mexico

Corynopuntia grahamii

Epiphyllum Tantico

Epiphyllum “Tantico”

Common name: Leaf Cactus, Orchid Cactus
Origin: Epiphyllum species are native to Central America.
More infos: Hybrid (crossing) between E. “Pistachio” x E. “Tassel”.

Blattkaktus Epiphyllum Tantico

Hatiora salicornioides 1

Hatiora salicornioides

Common name: Easter Cactus, Drunkard’s Dream, Dancing Bones
Synonyme: Rhipsalis salicornioides, Hatiora bambusoides
Origin: Brazil

Hatiora graeseri

Hatiora × graeseri

Common name: Easter Cactus, Whitsun Cactus, Holiday Cactus
Origin: The wild type is native to Brazil.

Hatiora graeseri

Hylocereus undatus

Hylocereus undatus

Common name: Pitahaya, Dragon Fruit
Origin: Mexico and cultivated in other tropical or subtropical regions.

Hylocereus undatus

Opuntia elatior

Opuntia elatior

Common name: Prickly Pear
Synonyme: Opuntia bergeriana
Origin: Colombia, Costa Rica, Lesser Antilles, Netherlands Antilles, Panama, Venezuela

Opuntia ficus indica

Opuntia ficus-indica

Common name: Prickly Pear, Indian Fig Opuntia, Barbary Fig, Cactus Pear
Origin: Probably Mexico

Opuntia ficus indica 1

Opuntia humifusa

Opuntia humifusa

Common name: Eastern Prickly Pear, Indian Fig
Origin: Canada to Mexico

Opuntia microdasys

Opuntia microdasys

Common name: Bunny Ears, Bunny Cactus, Angel’s-Wings, Polka-Dot Cactus
Origin: USA (Texas) to Mexico

Opuntia microdasys 3

Opuntia microdasys Albata 9

Opuntia microdasys “Albata”

Common name: Bunny Ears, Bunny Cactus, Angel’s-Wings, Polka-Dot Cactus
Origin: The wild type is native from USA (Texas) to Mexico.

Opuntia microdasys Rufida 1

Opuntia microdasys “Rufida”

Common name: Bunny Ears, Bunny Cactus, Angel’s-Wings, Polka-Dot Cactus
Origin: The wild type is native from USA (Texas) to Mexico.

Rhipsalis cereuscula

Rhipsalis cereuscula

Common name: Mistletoe Cactus
Origin: Brazil

Rhipsalis crispata

Rhipsalis crispata

Common name: Mistletoe Cactus
Origin: Brazil

Rhipsalis crispata

Rhipsalis mesembryanthemoides

Rhipsalis mesembryanthemoides

Common name: Mistletoe Cactus
Origin: Brazil

Rhipsalis mesembryanthemoides

Rhipsalis pilocarpa Korallenkaktus

Rhipsalis pilocarpa

Common name: Mistletoe Cactus
Origin: Brazil

Korallenkaktus Rhipsalis pilocarpa

Schlumbergera truncata 3

Schlumbergera truncata cv.

Common name: Christmas Cactus, Holiday Cactus
Origin: The wild type is native to Brazil.

Weihnachtskaktus Schlumbergera

Schlumbergera truncata cv.

Common name: Christmas Cactus, Holiday Cactus
Origin: The wild type is native to Brazil.

Schlumbergera Weihnachtskaktus

Tephrocactus articulatus

Tephrocactus articulatus

Common name: Spruce Cone Cactus, Paper Spine Cholla Cactus
Origin: Argentina