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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Cereus ayisyen, formerly known as Cereus haitiensis, is a shrubby cactus with numerous green, mostly erect to ascending branches with 10…

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Cereus bicolor is a rare shrubby cactus with blue-green branches with 7 or 8 ribs and areoles covered with white wool that bear clusters…

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

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