Epiphyllum oxypetalum (DC.) Haw.

 
  • Family : CACTACEAE
    (Cactus Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : NAG PHANI FAMILY / CACTUS FAMILY (नागफणी फैमिली / कैक्टस फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : CACTACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Epiphyllum oxypetalum (DC.) Haw.
  • Common name : Belle de Nuit, Lady of the Night, Night-blooming Cereus, Queen of the Night
  • Vernacular name : Nisagandhi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments / notes : Ornamental plant
  • Flower, Fruit : June-September
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Cultivated
  • Native : Central America
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Epiphyllum oxypetalum. Downloaded on 4 June 2020.

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