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Queen of the Night Cactus Flower

Epiphyllum sp

Description:

Flower blooms for only one day



2 species ID suggestions

Nightblooming Cactus
Epiphyllum oxypetalum Epiphyllum oxypetalum

2 Comments

AnnaWhipkey
AnnaWhipkey 7 years ago

They bloom at night because their pollinators are bats and moths. As far as I know, all night-blooming flowers are white.

MartinL
MartinL 7 years ago

And the flower is huuuge. Mine seems to time its flower for night.

San Diego, California, USA

Lat: 32.85, Long: -117.20

Spotted on Mar 22, 2012
Submitted on Mar 23, 2012

Spotted for mission

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