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    01 / 13 / 2020

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    Caroline Mohr Mohr


We saw this in Belize. It lives on the mahogany trees and eventually grows totally over them. I don’t remember if the guide said parasite or symbiotic. Looking for the name of the plant.


  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    More images for Selenicereus testudo. Click on images to enlarge.

    May 2nd, 2020 at 11:45pm

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    Maybe an epiphyte cactus, it uses the tree for support only not for nutrient. Check out Dog-Tail Cactus, Pitaya de Tortuga (Selenicereus testusdo syn. include, Cereus testudo, Deamia diabolica, Strophocactus testudo,) and see if you have a match. Best wishes!

    May 2nd, 2020 at 11:17pm

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