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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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Cereus aethiops

Cereus aethiops is a shrubby, erect, more or less columnar cactus, sometimes prostrate, usually much branched from the base, up to 6.6…

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Cereus 'Ming Thing'

Cereus 'Ming Thing' is a very attractive monstrose form of Cereus validus. It forms myriads of sculptural blue shapes with very short…

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Cereus validus

Cereus validus is a ribbed columnar cactus with blue-green trunk and brown spines, up to 20 feet (6 m). In the summertime white flowers will appear…

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Cereus albicaulis

Cereus albicaulis is a low, weak cactus, up to 40 inches (1 m) tall and up to 1.2 inches (3 cm) in diameter with (3 to) 4 ribs and 2 to 6 spines…

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Cereus insularis

Cereus insularis is a shrub-like and scrambling cactus, with stems up to 1 inch (2.5 cm) in diameter, 6 to 8 ribs and 12 to 15 grayish-yellow spines…