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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 aethiops

Cereus aethiops

Cereus aethiops is a shrubby, erect, more or less columnar cactus, sometimes prostrate, usually much-branched from the base, with stems that grow up to…

Succulentopedia Cereus 'Ming Thing' aka Cereus validus f. monstrose

Cereus 'Ming Thing'

Cereus 'Ming Thing', also known as Cereus validus f. monstrose, is a monstrose form of Cereus validus. It is a unique cactus, up to 12…

Succulentopedia Cereus forbesii

Cereus validus

Cereus validus, also known as Cereus forbesii, is a ribbed columnar cactus with a blue-green trunk and brown spines, up to 20 feet (6 m)…

Succulentopedia Cereus albicaulis

Cereus albicaulis

Cereus albicaulis is a cactus with weak stems, at first erect, then become elongating and arching. It grows up to 40 inches (1 m) tall and…