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Queen Of The Night Cactus
Epiphyllum oxypetalum is an erect, then pendent, periennial cactus which produces freely branching, flattened stems.  It bears nocturnal, tubular, white flowers which are magnificently perfumed.  Each of the beautiful flowers only lasts just one night.
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Unopened Bud of Epiphyllum oxypetalum

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Cluster of Flowers by Flashlight

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Side View of Flower

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Last Night's Flower is Drooped

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Will these Buds open tonight?

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Freely branching flattened stems of cactus

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Pendulous Bud in morning light

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Partially opened Flower at 9:05 pm

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Flowers open slowly after Dark

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Side view of opening Flower

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An awakening Flower

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Flower viewed from behind

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Flower fully opened after 10 pm

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A fragrantly perfumed Flower

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Unopened Bud of Epiphyllum oxypetalum

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The flattened stem overhead

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Partially opened flower

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Side view of flower

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135 1363h

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Close-up view of Flower

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Last night's Flowers wilted, never to open again!

 
   
 
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