rattail cactus
noun Date: 1900 a commonly cultivated tropical American cactus (Aporocactus flagelliformis) with showy crimson flowers

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  • rattail cactus — n. a small, often cultivated cactus (Aporocactus flagelliformis) with weak, cylindrical, creeping or drooping stems, native to Mexico and Central America * * * …   Universalium

  • rattail cactus — n. a small, often cultivated cactus (Aporocactus flagelliformis) with weak, cylindrical, creeping or drooping stems, native to Mexico and Central America …   English World dictionary

  • rattail cactus — noun commonly cultivated tropical American cactus having slender creeping stems and very large showy crimson flowers that bloom for several days • Syn: ↑rat s tail cactus, ↑Aporocactus flagelliformis • Hypernyms: ↑cactus • Member Holonyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • rattail cactus — uodegotasis skridinaitis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Kaktusinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Disocactus flagelliformis), paplitęs Meksikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Disocactus flagelliformis angl. rattail cactus isp. flor de látigo;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • rat's-tail cactus — noun commonly cultivated tropical American cactus having slender creeping stems and very large showy crimson flowers that bloom for several days • Syn: ↑rattail cactus, ↑Aporocactus flagelliformis • Hypernyms: ↑cactus • Member Holonyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • rattailcactus — rattail cactus or rat s tail cactus n. A Mexican cactus (Aporocactus flagelliformis) having thin, creeping or hanging stems and brilliant crimson pink flowers. * * * …   Universalium

  • Mammillaria — A Mammillaria in flower Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Disocactus flagelliformis — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? Disocactus flagelliformis Estado de conservación …   Wikipedia Español

  • Aporocactus flagelliformis — noun commonly cultivated tropical American cactus having slender creeping stems and very large showy crimson flowers that bloom for several days • Syn: ↑rattail cactus, ↑rat s tail cactus • Hypernyms: ↑cactus • Member Holonyms: ↑Aporocactus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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