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#95450 January 21st, 2007 at 12:01 AM
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My Friend From KS sent me these Pictures Yes they are very small And She doesn't know how to enlarge them nor do I at this point She has it in her west window inside for years. 5 years ago it began to bloom in the winter and has bloomed every other winter since,, It is a succulent*( she believes) and has some woody stock(s),, the bloom is a bud like bloom,, She was thinking it was a pencil cactus but after some research the only one we have found that blooms also has needles where as this one does not..,, Can any one Help on this?? [Linked Image] [Linked Image]
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#95451 January 21st, 2007 at 02:01 AM
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I had that plant years ago. This may help you Look it up.

Hatiora salicornioides
Common Name(s): Drunkard's Dream
Synonym(s): Rhipsalis salicornioides, cactus salicornioides, Hariota salicornioides, cactus lyratus, Hariota villigera, Rhipsalis villigera, Hariota bambusoides, Rhipsalis bambusoides, Hatiora bambusoides, Hatiora cylindrica

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#95452 January 21st, 2007 at 03:12 AM
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Cinta that's it!!! Thanks!!! kissies thumbup

I found a site and Emailed it to my friend and she has confirmed!! YEP!!!!!!!!!
here is the site you have to scroll down a bit but it's there!!!

http://www.toptropicals.com/cgi-bin/garden_catalog/cat.cgi?family=Cactaceae

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#95453 January 21st, 2007 at 04:23 AM
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You are welcome. I did not need a big pic to recognize it. LOL

It can get really big. It covered an entire garden window. LOL It bloomed every winter. It is a nice easy plant.

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#95454 January 21st, 2007 at 07:42 PM
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thumbup Cinta!!! I have asked her send me some pieces!! lala lala lala laugh


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