Epiphyllum Oxypetalum © chef d'oeuvre
Native to Central America and Northern South America (Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil), Epiphyllum oxypetalum blooms rarely and only at night and the flower wilts before dawn.
Epiphyllum oxypetalum - Orchid cactus © Marialuisa Wittlin
Epiphyllum oxypetalum is also called Dutchman's pipe or Queen of the night.
Epiphyllum June 09 closeup © edelmankind
From this youtube time lapse clip, in June I made an animated gif. It is the most visited of my gifs. 129 notes. Beautiful cactus orchid blooming.