The taste for cut flowers has [somewhat militated against good pot plant culture, on which our elders prided themselves. Sometimes however we cross specimens which make us wish the good old times would come again. Here is a representation of a "crab cactus" which we find in the Deutsche Gartner Zeitung. It is grafted on Pereskia aculeata, and taken from a plant in the garden of J. C. Schmidt at Erfurt, Germany.

Epiphyllum truncatum.

Epiphyllum truncatum.