Prime destination for succulent lovers

Browsing: Rhipsalis

Rhipsalis is a genus of epiphytic cacti. They are typically known as Mistletoe cacti and most occur in Brazil. The scientific name derives from the Ancient Greek term for wickerwork, referring to the plants' habitus. Rhipsalis is one is part of the tribe Rhipsalideae within the subfamily Cactoideae of the Cactaceae. It is the largest and most widely distributed genus of epiphytic cacti.

Click on the photo or the name of the cactus for which you wish to see further information.

Back to Browse Cacti by Genus.
You can also browse succulents by Scientific NameCommon Name, GenusFamily, USDA Hardiness Zone or Origin.

Succulentopedia Rhipsalis neves-armondii

Rhipsalis neves-armondii

Rhipsalis rhombea is an epiphytic cactus with elongated, much branched stems, hanging in large clusters. The branches are up to 0.2 inch…

Succulentopedia Rhipsalis clavata

Rhipsalis clavata

Rhipsalis clavata is an epiphytic cactus with narrow, cylindrical, pale green, pendent stems up to 0.2 inch (5 mm) in diameter. In nature…

Succulentopedia Rhipsalis elliptica

Rhipsalis elliptica

Rhipsalis elliptica is an epiphytic cactus with flattened, succulent stem segments. The segments are elliptic, green and turn rich coppery…

Succulentopedia Rhipsalis oblonga

Rhipsalis oblonga

Rhipsalis oblonga is a semi-erect to pendent, epiphytic shrub, up to 8.2 feet (2.5 m) long, with olive or light green stem segments. The…

1 2