Rhipsalis elliptica var helicoidea Loefgren 1918
Treated as R. elliptica by B&T in Bradleya 13
Desc from Backeberg 1977
- Body. shrubby, branching, hanging, over 1.5 m long;
- Shoots smaller than type, more terete, always contorted around the
axis, green at first, later coppery-red.
- Areoles sparsely felty, sometimes with 1 bristle
- Flowers .lateral, 8-9 mm long., white ;
- Ovary. more or less angular, without scales ;
- Fruit. pink, spherical.
Habitat Brazil ( Rio de Janeiro: Ilha Grande).