|Author: ||August H. Rudolf Grisebach, 1879
Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina
sacharosa, Backeb. 1966.
Pereskia moorei, Britton & Rose.
Pereskia sacharosa, Griseb.
Pereskia saipinensis, Cárdenas.
Pereskia sparsiflora, F.Ritter.
Rhodocactus saipinensis, Backeb.
This member of the Cactaceae was described by August Heinrich Rudolf
Grisebach in 1879. It
is found in Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay and Argentina. Growing in a
well-drained soil, some humidity, some water and not too much sun. The
bush will grow to six meters, the flowers are pink. It can be reproduced
both by cuttings and seeds.
The genus named after the
French astronomist Nicolas Claude Fabri de Peiresc. The species name
from the local vernacular name; sacharosa.
This might NOT be a caudiciform as Pereskia diaz-romeroana underneath.