Rose Cactus;

 


Pereskia bleo (Rose Cactus, Leaf Cactus) is a leafy cactus, native to the shady, moist forests of Central America, that grows to a woody, prickly shrub about 2 m tall with large, orange flowers resembling rose blossoms.

(From Wikipedia on 31.7.13)

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Pereskia from Hyderabad 25072013 CS5 : Attachments (2). 2 posts by 2 authors.

This thorny shrub is growing near my house. I do not know whether it was planted. It is covered in flowers during may. ON browsing it seems to be Pereskia bleo or the rose cactus


Yes its Pereskia bleo, the Rose Cactus.

Posted by me earlier and identified by …


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Attaching two images of a plant with beautiful flower. Can it be some species of Euphorbia?

Can some friend identify?


Some cultivar of Pereskia?


puro gachher chhobi ache?


I think yes Pereskia bleo


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Attaching an image of a Scarlet Sunbird (male/ juvenile) visiting flower of Pereskia grandis (ROSE CACTUS).


Could not find any match for Pereskia grandis on Google search.
I think it should be Pereskia bleo as per threads herein & as per the following:

It looks like Pereskia bleo to me too.


This flower is commonly known as ROSE CACTUS. I searched Google with this name and find the equivalent is Pereskia grandis (even the fruits matched with the plant I am having.


Yes, …, ROSE CACTUS is the common name. But Pereskia grandis is incorrect.


Thank you … for correcting me. It is definitely Pereskia bleo.


I agree with … ID i.e. P.bleo.
 

 


 

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By mistake the flower in the image was written as Pereskia grandis, which is wrong. … have corrected it to be Pereskia bleo. I am thankful to them. Attaching a corrected image.

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Attaching a collage in which Red Vented Bulbul is visiting flowers of Pereskia bleo.

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Attaching a collage of Purple Sunbird (female) visiting flowers of Pereskia bleo. (ROSE CACTUS)

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Attaching a collage of Pereskia bleo (ROSE CACTUS)

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Attaching a collage of Common Mormon (female) visiting flowers of Pereskia bleo (ROSE CACTUS)

 

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Pereskia bleo Fruit : Nasik : 04DEC18 : AK-13 : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)

Fruit observed for the first time in my Nasik home garden last month.
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Pl identifie the climbing shrub from Assam

Fruits resemble Persekea bleo


Yes … Pereskia bleo


 


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Attaching a collage Crimson Sunbird (male), visiting flowers of Pereskia bleo (Rose Cactus)


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