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This is a discussion on Schlumbergera truncate another non orchid within the The Jungle forums, part of the Land Plants category; Glad you all enjoyed the pics! Originally Posted by ana patricia Thanks for the beautiful ...
Glad you all enjoyed the pics!
Ah the "joy" of common names vs scientific names. Ana Patricia, you are quite correct that some folks refer to these as 'Christmas cacti'. However, there are those folks who make a distinction between the two types -- though both are types of Schlumbergera. Then just to make life more confusing, these cacti are also sometimes called 'Easter cacti', which is actually Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri . For those who are interested in learning more, here's a link:
RECOGNITION and CULTURE of the HOLIDAY CACTI
Beautiful Pictures Paul.