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Family: CACTACEAE 

 Pereskia diaz-romeroana
 
 
Author:   Martin Cárdenas, 1950
Family:  Cactaceae
Origin:  Bolivia
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  10 centimetres
Height:  3 meters
Flower:  Pink
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Pereskia higuerana, Cárdenas, 1964. Rhodocactus higueranus, Backeb, 1966
  This member of the Cactaceae family was described by Martin Cárdenas in 1950: It is found in the heights of Bolivia, in a well drained soil with some water and some sun. The caudex can grow to ten centimetres in diameter, the stems to three meters in height. It can be reproduced by seeds from the pink flowers or with fresh cuttings.

The genus named after the French astronomist Nicolas Claude Fabri de Peiresc. The species name after  Belisario Diaz Romero,1870–1940, a Bolivian naturalist.