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Easter cactus

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an epiphytic cactus, Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri, native to Brazil, having oblong joints and red flowers.

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Easter cactus

noun

a Brazilian cactus, Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri, widely cultivated as an ornamental for its showy red flowers
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