Q. Is Disocactus ackermannii different from Epiphyllum ackermannii? If so why the confusion, and is it available?


Disocactus ackermannii is a species of cactus in the family Cactaceae, formerly known as Epiphyllum ackermannii. It is native to Oaxaca, Veracruz in Mexico. Disocactus ackermannii is commonly known as Disocactus, Orchid Cactus and Strap Cactus.  You might do a web search to see where you might be able to order this plant online.  Also, check with a succulent group in your area to see if a member might know where to get this plant.  Good luck.


  • Last Updated Jan 08, 2019
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  • Answered By Aska Gardener

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