Rhipsalis pachyptera

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Rhipsalis pachyptera is an epiphytic cactus, semierect to somewhat pendent, spineless, freely branching, up to 5 feet (1.5 m) long. The stems are robust, with many large wide leaf-like joints that are often referred to as leaves. These flattened stems are broadly elliptic and leathery, pale fresh green to deep green in color and sometimes tinged reddish. It is an outstanding species often developing many buds at one areole. Flower creamy-yellow or whitish, up to 0.6 inch (1.5 cm) long and up to 1 inch (2.5 cm) in diameter, followed by many white fruits, reddening in the sun (often pinkish or reddish when immature). 3" pot size with several rooted branches. Shipped bare root