EPPO Global Database

Schlumbergera truncata(SBGTR)

Code created in: 2001-09-30

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: SBGTR
  • Preferred name: Schlumbergera truncata
  • Authority: (Haworth) Moran


Brazil (central eastern). Widely cultivated as a winter-flowering pot plant, together with a diversity of related hybrids and cultivars

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Epiphyllum truncatum Haworth
Zygocactus truncatus (Haworth) Schumann

Common names
Name Language
Christmas cactus English
crab cactus English
thanksgiving cactus English
Gliederkaktus German
Weihnachtskaktus German
cacto-de-natal Portuguese
shakopasaboten Japanese
シャコパサボテン Japanese