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  1. epiphyllum, orchid cactusnoun

    any cactus of the genus Epiphyllum having flattened jointed irregularly branching stems and showy tubular flowers


  1. orchid cactus

    An orchid cactus, scientifically known as Epiphyllum species, refers to a genus of succulent plants native to Central and South America. These plants are known for their broad, flat, leaf-like stems and large, showy, nocturnal flowers that are similar to orchids. Despite the name, they are not orchids but are called "orchid cacti" due to their ornate blooms. They are epiphytic plants, which means they grow on other plants rather than in the soil, primarily on trees in their natural habitat.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of orchid cactus in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of orchid cactus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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