Pereskia sacharosa

Scientific Name: Pereskia sacharosa
Synonym: Pereskia moorei, Pereskia saipinensis, Pereskia sparsiflora, Rhodocactus sacharosa, Rhodocactus saipinensis
Common Name: Sacharosa
Chinese Name / 中文名: 七星针 (Qīxīng zhēn) , 毛萼叶仙人掌 (Máo è yè xiānrénzhǎng)
Other Local Name: Jarum Tujuh Bilah (Malay)
Family Name: Cactaceae
Origin: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay
Images Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Growth Habit: Shrub
Characteristic: A cactus plant with clusters of thorns along its stem, green leaves and pink flower.
Care Requirements: Prefers partial to full sun and little watering.
Propagation Methods: Stem cutting
Uses: Traditional medicine

Pereskia sacharosa trunk Pereskia sacharosa leaves