Pereskia bleo (Kunth) DC., Prodr. 3: 475 1828. (Syn. Cactus bleo Kunth; Pereskia corrugata Cutak; Pereskia cruenta Pfeiff. (Unresolved); Pereskia panamensis F.A.C. Weber; Rhodocactus bleo (Kunth) F.M.Knuth; Rhodocactus corrugatus (Cutak) Backeb.);
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)
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
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Attaching two images of a plant with beautiful flower. Can it be some species of Euphorbia?
Can some friend identify?
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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)
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)