Rhipsalis paradoxa subsp. septentrionalis 
N P Taylor and Barthlott in Bradleya 13 (1995)

This newly described subspecies differs from the more southerly ranging subsp. paradoxa in its consistently narrower stem-segments, only 7-11 mm in diameter and in its flowers, which turn a brighter yellow postanthesis and have longer, thinner and more spreading stigma-lobes.

DISTRIBUTION Brazil (E Pernambuco, E Bahia, Minas Gerais, Espirito Santo): epiphyte in Atlantic and seasonal forest, near sea-level to c. 900m altitude

Photos copyright Ken Friedman

R. paradoxa


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