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looking for an ID

Posted by marcia_pa5 PA5_FL9b S.SarasotaC (My Page) on
Mon, Apr 1, 13 at 18:49

Hi,
I'm looking to ID this plant. I thought it was a succulent, but seeing those little 'hairs' makes me wonder if it's a cactus of some kind.

Thanks for your help.
Marcia


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RE: looking for an ID, photo2

A closer look.


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RE: looking for an ID, last photo

Some new growth.


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RE: looking for an ID

Looks like a rhipsalis to me.


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RE: looking for an ID

Marcia,

It's I think as lorrr said, a Rhipsalis, an epiphytic jungle cactus. There are more specialized name(s) for it, too, but you can confirm an ID with the flowers. New growth is typically much more colourful than mature growth on succulent plants.


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RE: looking for an ID

Thank you both for the heads up on an ID. I can look for growing recommendations and go from there.
Marcia


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