****** EPIPHYTIC CACTI ******

Epiphyllum cartagense

Michel Combernoux's website

(Epiphyllum, Schlumbergera (or Zygocactus), Rhipsalis, Rhipsalidopsis and more genera)

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•1) RECENT UPDATES •

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*** Latest update on ***

*** 6 January 2017 ***

*** History of hybrid ***

* Epiphyllum with double flowers *

 

 

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*** Penultimate update on ***

*** 16 September 2016 ***

***** 2016 new photos *****

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* Update on 31 March 2016 *

*** Easter or Christmas cacti ***

** bought in garden-centers: **

*** How to benefit from them ... ***

*** and to keep them durably. ***

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*** Update ***

*** on 8 March 2016 ***

*** TV report in my collection ***

*** (French-language video) ***

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Update on 14 November 2015

2015 new photos

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** "The undecided Cactus" **

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** A surprising evolution **

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*** How I photograh ***

*** my epiphytic Cacti. ***

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*** Epiphyllum which bloom even in winter **

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** Photos of all my Epiphyllum from 2002 to 2012 **

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** Photos of all my Rhipsalis, Lepismium and Pfeiffera **

** from 2002 to 2012 **

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** Photos of all my Easter Cacti from 2002 to 2011 **

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*** Rescue of a Schlumbergera in danger **

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** Photos of all my Christmas Cacti from 2002 to 2010 **

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** History of Christmas Cacti **

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*** Sexual reproduction of Epiphyllum oxypetalum ***

or :

*** The fruit of "Queen of Night" Love life ***

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•2) BIOTOPE     CULTIVATION     PROPAGATION •

 

▲ BIOTOPE

 

In the biotope

Tikal : a Maya archeological site and Epiphyllum biotope

A botanic Epiphyllum present at Sri Lanka

 

▲ CULTIVATION

 

How to grow epiphytic cacti

Rescue of a Schlumbergera in danger            (** new **)

About blooming

My collection in the garden and in the greenhouse   

The watering installation of my collection

 

Easter or Christmas cacti bought in garden-centers:

How to benefit from them and to keep them durably.       (** new **)

 

▲ PROPAGATION

 

Propagation

The fruit of "Queen of Night" Love life (Sexual reproducion of Epiphyllum oxypetalum)            (new) 

 

•3) ARTICLES ABOUT SOME GENERA •

 

▲ BOTANICAL OR HYBRID EPIPHYLLUM

 

History of hybrid Epiphyllum with double flowers     (** new **)

Tikal : a Maya archeological site and Epiphyllum biotope

A botanic Epiphyllum present at Sri Lanka

Epiphyllum which bloom even in winter          (new)

A monstrous Epiphyllum and other abnormal plants

A Vietnamese legend about Epiphyllum oxypetalum

The fruit of "Queen of Night" Love life (Sexual reproducion of Epiphyllum oxypetalum)            (new)

Photos of all my botanical Epiphyllum from 2002 to 2012    (** new **)

Photos of all my hybrid Epiphyllum from 2002 to 2012     (** new **)

▲ SCHLUMBERGERA

(or ZYGOCACTUS or CHRISTMAS CACTI)

 

History of Christmas Cacti

Christmas cacti : Schlumbergera orssichiana and its "Queen"hybrids

Rescue of a Schlumbergera in danger            (** new **)

Photos of all my Christmas Cacti from 2002 to 2010

 

▲ HATIORA

(or RHIPSALIDOPSIS or EASTER CACTI)

History of Easter Cacti

Photos of all my Easter Cacti from 2002 to 2010

 

▲ RHIPSALIS, LEPISMIUM, PFEIFFERA

 

Debated History of Rhipsalis

Photos of all my Rhipsalis, Lepismium and Pfeiffera from 2002 to 2012         (** new **)

 

▲ HYLOCEREUS AND DRAGON FRUIT

 

"Thanh Long", the Dragon Fruit

The Dragon Fruit (Pitaya) is also produced on the Reunion Island

 

▲ APOROPHYLLUM

 

History of Aporophyllum

 

•4) THE PHOTO GALLERIES •

 

▲ ANNUAL PHOTOGRAPHS

 

Photo galleries of each month

2003 photo galleries

2004 photo galleries ( parts 1 and 2)

2005 photo galleries

2006 photo galleries

2007 photo galleries

2008 photo galleries

2009 photo galleries

2010 photo galleries

2011 photo galleries

2012 photo galleries

2013 photo galleries

2014 photo galleries          

2015 photo galleries     

2016 photo galleries    (new)

▲ GENERA AND PHOTOGRAPHS

 

Photos of all my botanical Epiphyllum from 2002 to 2012   (** new **)

Photos of all my hybrid Epiphyllum from 2002 to 2012    (** new **)

Photos of all my Christmas Cacti from 2002 to 2010

Photos of all my Easter Cacti from 2002 to 2010 

Photos of all my Rhipsalis, Lepismium and Pfeiffera from 2002 to 2012         (** new **)

Fruits and their photos

 

•5) SOME MORE ARTICLES •

 

Botanical species and hybrids

A Vietnamese legend about Epiphyllum oxypetalum

Wittia amazonica.... or "The Cactus with blue blooms ?"   

An unusual plant in my collection

Visit to a historical grower: "Kakteen Haage"

The imaginary trip    

Variations on Epiphyllum x "Elke Paetz"

How I photograph my epiphytic Cacti.             

"The undecided Cactus"      (** new **)

TV report in my collection (French-language video)     (** new **)

 

•6) LAST BUT NOT LEAST ....... •

 

Links and useful directions

If you want to contact me

If you want to know me a little better

 

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LIST OF PREVIOUS UPDATES. (you may click on the links.)

Updated on 16 January 2004 : Fruit photos, the Dragon Fruit. Updated on 6 March 2004 : my trip to Tikal and Guatemala. Updated on 27 March 2004: History of Easter Cacti. Updated on 18 June 2004 : 2004 new photos (first part). Updated on 16 October 2004 : 2004 new photos (second part). Updated on 11 March 2005 : History of Aporophyllum. Updated on 27 May 2005 : My visit to the German nursery : 'Kakteen Haage's. Updated on 16 September 2005 : 2005 new photos. Updated on 21 October 2005 : Photos of all my Christmas Cacti from 2002 to 2005. Updated on 2 March 2006 : Debated History of Rhipsalis ; Photos of all my Rhipsalis from 2002 to 2005. Updated on 31 March 2006 : Photos of all my Easter Cacti from 2002 to 2005. Updated on 15 September 2006 : 2006 new photos.Updated on 20 October 2006 : Photos of all my Christmas Cacti from 2002 to 2006. Updated on 8 December 2006 : Production of the Dragon Fruit on the Reunion Island. Updated on 9 March 2007 : Photos of all my hybrid Epiphyllum and some of their botanical ancestors. Updated on 21 September 2007 : 2007 new photos. Updated on 9 November 2007 : Chrismas cacti, the discovery of Schlumbergera orssichiana, is hybrids : the "Queen hybrids". Updated on 3 October 2008 : 2008 new photos. Updated on 12 December 2008 : The Imaginary Trip. Updated on 8 March 2009 : Wittia amazonica... or "The cactus with blue blooms ?". Updated on 25 May 2009 : Variations on Epiphyllum x "Elke Paetz". Updated on 18 September 2009 : 2009 new photos. Updated on 6 November 2009 : Photos of all my Christmas Cacti from 2002 to 2009. Updated on 12 March 2010 : Sexual reproduction of Epiphyllum oxypetalum or : The fruit of "Queen of Night" Love life. Updated on 26 March 2010 : Photos of all my Easter Cacti from 2002 to 2009. Updated on 17 September 2010 : 2010 new photos. Update on 3 Decembre 2010 : Photos of all my Christmas Cacti from 2002 to 2010.and : History of Christmas Cacti (enlarged page). Updated on 11 March 2011 : My collection in the garden and in the greenhouse. Updated on 22 April 2011 : Photos of all my Easter Cacti from 2002 to 2010. Updated on 16 September 2011 : 2011 new photos.Updated on 14 January 2012 : Rescue of a Schlumbergera in danger. Updated on 16 March 2012 : Photos of all my Easter Cacti from 2002 to 2011.Updated on 25 May 2012 : The watering installation of my collection. Updated on 14 September 2012 : 2012 new photos.Updated on 16 November 2012: A monstrous Epiphyllum and other abnormal plants.Update on 22 March 2013 : Photos of all my Rhipsalis, lepismium and Pfeiffera from 2002 to 2012. Updated on 14 September 2013 : Photos of all my Epiphyllum from 2002 to 2012 .Updated on 6 December 2013 : 2013 new photos. Updated on 31 January 2014 : A botanic Epiphyllum present at Sri Lanka. Updated on 28 March 2014 : Epiphyllum which bloom even in winter. Updated on 5 September 2014 : 2014 new photos. Updated on 6 February 2015 : How I photograph my epiphytic Cacti. Updated on 8 May 2015 : "The undecided Cactus". Updated on 14 November 2015: 2015 new photos. Updated on 8 March 2016 : TV report in my collection. Updated on 31 March 2016: Easter or Christmas cacti bought in garden-centers: how to benefit from them and to keep them durably. Update on 16 September 2016: 2016 new photos. Update on 6 of January 2017 : History of hybrid Epiphyllum with double flowers.

 

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