ISI 2019-6. Rhipsalis crispata (Haworth) Pfeiffer

This easily grown, Brazilian species can be a pendent epiphyte or a somewhat erect shrublet. The flattened, two-angled stems have ovate joints with crenate margins and shine with a remarkable gloss. We offer rooted cuts of HBG 50445, a plant collected by Leia Scheinvar (2769), Nov 1, 1981 along the coast of Brazil, Ilha de Jaguanum, ca. 75 km W of Rio de Janeiro. $8.

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Published in the Cactus and Succulent Journal, Vol. 91 (2), Summer 2019