A cactus flower!

At the end of a morning Foldscoping, I noticed a large closed bud (you can see one more in the background if you look carefully). This is the night blooming Bhramha Kamal (not to be confused with another completely unrelated flower in the Himalayas with the same name). So I waited till the night, and…

Schlumbergera

This post is about the a species of Schlumergera. The specimen is a flower petal from a Christmas Cactus, or so people have named this plant. I do not fully know if it is from the Truncata group or Buckleyi group. The sample was picked by me on the plant. The flower petal was picked…