Cactus of the Month
Epiphytic cacti do not live in soil like other cacti but in places like rain forests they inhabit the forks or large branches of trees, their roots clinging tightly to their host. Epiphytes have specially designed stomata (leaf openings), that help absorb moisture from the open air.
Succulent of the Month
Four related genera native to South Africa that grow in a Mediterranean like environment with winter-rainfall; similar to that of Southern California.
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