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Alfilerillo

A shrub growing up to 5 feet tall with scandant, arching stems.  The stems are gray with 1-4 prominant black spines and simple fleshy leaves on new growth.  This plant can also have the name Pereskiopsis diguetii or P. deguetii.  Photos by Laurel Woodlley

Pereskiopsis velutina has yellow flowers
Pereskiopsis velutina has simple leaves
Latin Name: 
Pereskiopsis velutina
Family Name: 
Cactaceae
Place of Origin: 
Mexico
Bloom Time: 
Aug
Sep
Oct
Plant Types: 
Garden Location: 
Cactus Garden