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Epiphyllum phyllanthus (L.) Haw. var. hookeri
(Haw.) Kimnach.
Orchid cactus

Family: Cactaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Epiphyte

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southern Mexico, Central America and northern South America. Sparingly naturalized in South Floirda and the West Indies.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Other data on Epiphyllum phyllanthus var. hookeri available from :


Epiphyllum phyllanthus var. hookeri has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized

Epiphyllum phyllanthus var. hookeri has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland