Rhipsalis pilosa Weber,
Reduced to synonymy under R. baccifera ss horrida by Barthlott and Taylor Bradleya13
Info from Backeberg’s Lexicon 1975
  • An undescribed name for a Madagascan species found growing on gneiss scree;
  • Shoots shortly hairy;
  • Flowers. minute, white;
  • Fruit. greenish, mostly smooth, more rarely bristly;
  • Seed. black. Extraordinarily free-flowering.

R. madagascarensis Weber, a similar plant, was described as having white fruit and brown seeds; i.e. Weber correctly saw the plants as two distinct species.


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