Epiphyllum delicatum N. E. Brown

First description:

Brown, N. E. (1902): The Gardeners’ chronicle: a weekly illustrated journal of horticulture and allied subjects, ser. 3, 32: 411, fig. 140.

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Origin of the name:

lat. delicatus = delicate, for the growth form.

Designated by Karl Schumann in Monastschrift fĂĽr Kakteenkunde 13: 9 (1903) as Epiphyllum delicatulum.


  • Zygocactus delicatus (N. E. Brown) Britton & Rose (1913)
  • Zygocactus truncatus delicatus (N. E. Brown) Borg (1937)
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