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Cereus is a genus of columnar cacti from South America. The name is derived from Greek "κηρός" and Latin words meaning "wax" or "torch". The genus Cereus was one of the first cactus genera to be described.

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Succulentopedia Cereus pierre-braunianus

Cereus pierre-braunianus

Cereus pierre-braunianus is a large tree-like cactus with segmented, upright, or ascending branches that arise from a woody trunk. It grows…

Succulentopedia Cereus phatnospermus

Cereus phatnospermus

Cereus phatnospermus is a highly branched cactus with fleshy, dark green, decumbent or ascending stems that grow up to 6.6 feet (2 m) long…

Succulentopedia Cereus kroenleinii

Cereus kroenleinii

Cereus kroenleinii, also known as Cereus phatnospermus subsp. kroenleinii, is a shrubby cactus with erect or creeping stems, each with 4…

Succulentopedia Cereus lanosus

Cereus lanosus

Cereus lanosus is a shrubby cactus that grows grow up to 5 feet (1.5 m) tall. Stems are blue-green, semi-erect, cylindrical, and up to 2.8…

Succulentopedia Cereus insularis

Cereus insularis

Cereus insularis is a cactus with many green, erect or trailing stems with 6 to 8 straight ribs. The stems are up to 1 inch (2.5 cm) in…

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