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Browsing: Cereus

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 forbesii
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…

Succulentopedia Cereus insularis
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…