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Pseudorhipsalis alata.jpg
Pseudorhipsalis alata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Hylocereeae
Genus: Pseudorhipsalis
Britton & Rose

Pseudorhipsalis is genus of cacti. This genus is often included in Disocactus. It is epiphytic, many branched, and elongated with flattened, serrrate leaves. In its early life it stands erect, but soon becomes prostrate. It produces numerous flowers.[1]


  1. ^ Nathaniel L. Britton; J. N. Rose (1 June 1963). Cactaceae: Descriptions and Illustrations of Plants of the Cactus Family. Courier Dover Publications. p. 213. ISBN 978-0-486-21192-3.