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Cactus in bloom - what is it

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    Amazing blooms!

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    very beautiful color pink. Nice plant.

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    What an amazing cactus... and a lovely photo with Phani looking very happy with the cactus!

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    That is INCREDIBLE! What a lovely plant. I hope you can find an ID...

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    Not sure but it could belong to the family of Cereus cacti. Its columnar shape isn't like most of this genus but the flower is similar. The flower also is similar to Queen of The Night but these are usually white and open only at night lasting but a very short time.

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    Oh MY How LOVELY !!!!

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    Thanks, Bikerdoc.This cactus also starts blooming in the night and continues to be open until late evening on the next day. When I had it up in the highlands about 5000 ft - 1700m the blooms lasted 3 days. The temperature there is 15-24 C or 60-78 F.

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    Bikerdoc ; Are you into biking? I could post some interesting pics of a rather unique motocross race involving cross-country racing thru hills, jungle and mountain streams. It attracts racers from as far as Australia, Thailand,Singapore as well as our local riders.

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    Cattan, I am a retired emergency room physician who also enjoyed motorcycle street bikes. I've been to my fair share of motocrosses but never rode a course.

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