An epiphyte from Jack in SC

I was looking at some pictures and found this flower that someone gave me. I don’t know what it is…can you help??



this is a Night-blooming Cereus, a spineless cactus that grows on trees in South America, and flowers at night.  Very fragrant!  The scientific name is Epiphyllum oxypetalum.  An old-fashioned favorite.


Steve Hill, Botanist, SCNPS

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