Colin Mills, compiler of the Hortus Camdenensis, died in late November 2012 after a short illness. As he always considered the Hortus his legacy, it is his family's intention to keep the site running in perpetuity. It will not, however, be updated in the near future.

Epiphyllum x jenkinsonii Hort.

A hybrid between Heliocereus speciosus x Epiphyllum speciosum (Don) or Nopalxochia phyllanthoides.  It has large, deep scarlet flowers, to 10cm across, followed by purple fruits. To 1m.  [Hortus, Don].

Horticultural & Botanical History

No additional data.

History at Camden Park

Listed only in the 1850 and 1857 catalogues [T.414/1850].


Published Mar 02, 2010 - 05:22 PM | Last updated Jul 15, 2010 - 05:20 PM

Family Cactaceae
Region of origin

Garden origin

Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Epiphyllum Jenkinsoni 

Confidence level high