EPPO Global Database

Epiphyllum phyllanthus(EPIPH)

Overview
Code created in: 2001-10-02

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: EPIPH
  • Preferred name: Epiphyllum phyllanthus
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Haworth

Notes

Mexico, Central America, South America (except Chile and southern cone). An epiphytic cactus, widely cultivated as an ornamental in tropical and subtropical régions generally


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Cactus phyllanthus Linnaeus
Phyllocactus phyllanthus Link

Common names
Name Language
climbing cactus English
belle de nuit French
berceau de Moïse French
flor de retrata Spanish