Rhipsalis quellebambensis, sometimes synonymous as Rhipsalis baccifera, is commonly called Mistletoe Cactus, and it is a tropical succulent native to rainforests in warm regions. The grownup name for this cactus is. This interesting plant is found in Florida, Mexico, and Brazil. Surprisingly, growing Rhipsalis requires shade to partial shade outdoors and bright, gentle light indoors. While most cacti are found in hot, sunny, arid zones, mistletoe cactus is unique in its requirements for moisture and its tolerance for dimmer light.