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Name: Kathy Petrey
KY
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Kathypetrey
Jun 28, 2016 9:52 PM CST
Hello I have a plant/bush succulent type have no idea what it is- it's gorgeous green grows visually daily(yes daily) thin bushy- my aunt who received start from friend in turn gave me a start(just stick in soil water weekly grows very well wild and crazy) i have named it Mortecia and my aunt passed away last week now I have hers as well-named it 'it' looks like "cousin it" on the Addams Family - lol, does anyone have a clue what it may be
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kniphofia
Jun 28, 2016 10:10 PM CST
Stick Euphorbia. Pencil Cactus (Euphorbia tirucalli)
Name: Kathy Petrey
KY
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Kathypetrey
Jun 28, 2016 10:17 PM CST
I too thought it was a pencil cactus; but, it has stalks like tree bark?
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bonitin
Jun 28, 2016 10:44 PM CST
Welcome! Kathy
The Pencil Cactus is actually a shrub/tree native in Africa. Smiling
http://www.plantzafrica.com/plantefg/euphorbtirucal.htm
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purpleinopp
Jun 29, 2016 5:36 AM CST
Looks more like this to me:
Dancing Bones Cactus (Hatiora salicornioides)

Both can eventually form older, lignified trunks.
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Name: Myriam
Ghent, Belgium (Zone 8a)
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bonitin
Jun 29, 2016 5:44 AM CST
I think you're right Tiffany!, I had been wondering if the Pencil Cactus was right because of the thickened leaf parts in the plant.
The dancing Bones Cactus is an epiphyte growing on tree trunks and native to SE Brazil..
Name: Tiffanyโ˜˜๐Ÿ€๐Ÿ’ฎ ๐Ÿ„๐Ÿ๐ŸŒฑ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒด
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purpleinopp
Jun 29, 2016 5:48 AM CST
Yes, very different critters. One loves to bake in the sun in more dry conditions, the other a jungle epiphyte from moist shade, as you said.
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