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Foreword by Maurice Mason
Epiphytes and RainForest Cacti and Succulents
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4-angled apex areoles Argentina back surface Backeb base Bolivia branching freely Brazil bright green bristles brownish Buxb cacti cactus Cape Province caudex cephalium Cereus Chile closely set clusters cm diameter cm high cm long colour crenate dark green deciduous densely elongated Endemic Engelm Epiphyllum epiphytic erect Euphorbia flattened fleshy Flowers small Flowers white Flowers yellow forming fruits genera genus globose globular greyish greyish-green growing growth hairs includes Inflorescence Kalanchoe keeled leaves lobes Madagascar Mammillaria margins Mexico Native nocturnal numerous Opuntia pale pendent Peru pink pinkish plant purple purplish radial spines rare in cultivation rare species Rebutia reddish Rhipsalis ribs roots Rose Mexico rosette rounded s.w. africa Schwant short shrubby slender sometimes South West Africa spiny spreading stalk stems and branches succulent tapering terminal ends thick tree-like tube tubercles tuberous Type species upper surface usually whitish woolly yellow flowers yellowish