Fleeting flower

Here is a picture of my cactus flower which only lasted a day.  It had a slight fragrance.  Does anyone have more details on the plant or flower?  I am interested to know if it is indigenous.

Fleeting flower.

Fleeting flower.

Cactus flower.

Cactus flower

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One Response to Fleeting flower

  1. Ross March 12, 2009 at 10:19 am #

    Hey Helen,
    Bad news I’m afraid – as beautiful as it is, its not indigenous. In fact, its actually a category 1 invader! Its from South America – Cereus peruviana. Beautiful flowers though!

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