HyperDic: zygocactus_truncatus

English > 1 sense of the expression Zygocactus truncatus:
NOUNplantZygocactus truncatus, crab cactus, Thanksgiving cactus, Schlumbergera truncatusSouth American jointed cactus with usually red flowers
English > Zygocactus truncatus: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningSouth American jointed cactus with usually red flowers; often cultivated as a houseplant; sometimes classified as genus Schlumbergera.
Synonymscrab cactus, Thanksgiving cactus, Schlumbergera truncatus
Member ofZygocactus, genus Zygocactussmall genus of Brazilian cacti having flat fleshy usually branched joints and showy red or pink flowers followed by red fleshy fruits
BroadercactusAny succulent plant of the family Cactaceae native chiefly to arid regions of the New World and usually having spines

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