Acanthorhipsalis manacantha is a epiphytic cactus of the Rhipsalis family that is native to Bolivia and Argentina. This cactus has flattened or 3-angled waxy green stem that become pendant shaped with age. During the springtime, Acanthorhipsalis manacantha will produce small golden orange flowers. Unlike most cacti, Acanthorhipsalis manachantha prefers filtered light over full sun. This species also prefers higher levels of humidity than most cactus species. Some synonyms for Acanthorhipsalis manacantha are Lepismium monacanthum, Pfeiffer monacantha, and Rhipsalis monacantha.