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Acanthocereus (triangle cactus)

Wikipedia Abstract

Acanthocereus is a genus of cacti. Its species take the form of shrubs with arching or climbing stems up to several meters in height. The generic name is derived from the Greek word άκανθα (acantha), meaning spine, and the Latin word cereus, meaning candle.The six species occur in the tropical Americas from the southern tip of Florida to Colombia, including islands of the Caribbean.Stems have 3 to 5 ribs, typically thin, with stout spines.
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Acanthocereus tetragonus (triangle cactus) (Invasive) (Attributes)


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