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Pereskia quisqueyana

Wikipedia Abstract

Pereskia quisqueyana, commonly known as the Bayahibe Rose, is a species of cactus that is endemic to the Dominican Republic. P. quisqueyana is one of only several cactus species which contain leaves. Its natural habitat includes subtropical or tropical dry forests that are found on the Southeast coast of Hispaniola; particularly around the town of Bayahibe, its namesake. It is critically endangered due to habitat loss.
View Wikipedia Record: Pereskia quisqueyana

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Pereskia quisqueyana

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