rattail cactus

rat-tail cactus

noun
a cactus, Aporocactus flagelliformis, of Mexico, having slim, cylindrical stems that are easily trained into strange designs, and crimson flowers.

Origin:
1895–1900

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rattail cactus

noun
commonly cultivated tropical American cactus having slender creeping stems and very large showy crimson flowers that bloom for several days 
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