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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 hankeanus

Cereus hankeanus

Cereus hankeanus is a rare tree-like cactus with segmented branches that arise from the main stem. It grows up to 12 feet (3.7 m) tall…

Succulentopedia Cereus bicolor

Cereus bicolor

Cereus bicolor is a rare shrubby cactus that grows up to 10 feet (3 m) tall. Branches are blue-green, with 7 or 8 ribs and areoles covered…

Succulentopedia Cereus fricii

Cereus fricii

Cereus fricii is a large, tree-like cactus with a candelabra-like crown of thick, ridged branches that bear clusters of long spines. It…

Succulentopedia Cereus vargasianus

Cereus vargasianus

Cereus vargasianus is a large tree-like cactus with segmented, glaucous green branches that arise from a short trunk. It grows up to 26.2…

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…

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