Cereus

 

There are about 40 species of Cereus in the Caribbean and South America. The classification of Cereus has been in flux for years, and the exact number of species varies from author to author. Generally they are tall, columnar, easy growing cacti. The varieties coming from the Caribbean or from the equatorial parts of South America often require heat in winter. The areoles of the Cereus don't have long hair.

The flowers do not have areoles or spines, but they have a few scales. They are generally large, white, either funnel or trumpet-shaped. They are followed by a yellow or red fruit, generally edible containing black seeds.

They are easily propagated by cuttings, but are also easy to grow from seeds, although then they are much slower to grow.

Species and varieties
Cereus adelmarii
Cereus aethiops
Cereus albicaulis
Cereus argentinensis
Cereus bicolor
Cereus braunii
Cereus cochabambensis
Cereus comarapanus
Cereus fernambucensis
Cereus fernambucensis ssp. sericifer
Cereus fricii
Cereus haageanus
Cereus hankeanus
Cereus hexagonus (Lady of the Night Cactus)
Cereus hildmannianus (Queen of the Night)
Cereus hildmannianus ssp. uruguayanus
Cereus hildmannianus monstrose (Fairy Castles)
Cereus horrispinus
Cereus huilunchu
Cereus insularis
Cereus jamacaru (Pleated Cereus, Mandacarú)
Cereus kroenleinii (Mandacaru, Orumbeva)
Cereus lamprospermus
Cereus lamprospermus ssp. colosseus
Cereus lanosus
Cereus mirabella
Cereus mortensenii
Cereus pachyrhizus
Cereus phatnospermus
Cereus repandus (Hedge Cactus, Peruvian Apple Cactus)
Cereus roseiflorus
Cereus saddianus
Cereus spegazzinii
Cereus stenogonus
Cereus tacuaralensis
Cereus trigonodendron
Cereus validus
Cereus vargasianus
Cereus aboriginum synonym of Harrisia aboriginum (Prickly Applecactus)
Cereus acanthurus synonym of Cleistocactus acanthurus
Cereus acidus synonym of Eulychnia acida (Copao, Acido)
Cereus acifer synonym of Echinocereus polyacanthus ssp. acifer (Giant Claret Cup)
Cereus ackermanni synonym of Disocactus ackermannii
Cereus acranthus synonym of Haageocereus acranthus
Cereus acutangulus synonym of Acanthocereus tetragonus (Barbed wire Cereus, Pitahaya Anaranjada)
Cereus adscendens synonym of Harrisia adscendens
Cereus adustus synonym of Echinocereus adustus
Cereus adustus var. radians synonym of Echinocereus adustus
Cereus aggregata synonym of Echinocereus coccineus ssp. coccineus (Mexican Claret Cup)
Cereus alamosensis synonym of Stenocereus alamosensis (Octopus Cactus)
Cereus alatus synonym of Pseudorhipsalis alata
Cereus alensis synonym of Pilosocereus alensis
Cereus alticostatus synonym of Praecereus euchlorus
Cereus amazonicus synonym of Praecereus euchlorus ssp. amazonicus
Cereus ambiguus synonym of Peniocereus serpentinus (Junco Espinoso, Reina de la Noche)
Cereus amecamensis synonym of Disocactus speciosus (Santa Marta, Pitaya de Cerro)
Cereus andalgalensis synonym of Echinopsis huascha (Red Torch Cactus)
Cereus anguinus synonym of Cleistocactus baumannii ssp. anguinus
Cereus anisitsii synonym of Cereus spegazzinii
Cereus apoloensis synonym of Praecereus euchlorus
Cereus aragonii synonym of Stenocereus aragonii
Cereus arboreus synonym of Leptocereus arboreus
Cereus arendtii synonym of Harrisia tortuosa
Cereus areolatus synonym of Cleistocactus parviflorus
Cereus arequipensis synonym of Neoraimondia arequipensis
Cereus arrabidae synonym of Pilosocereus arrabidae
Cereus articulatus synonym of Tephrocactus articulatus (Paper Spine Cactus)
Cereus assurgens synonym of Leptocereus assurgens
Cereus atacamensis synonym of Echinopsis atacamensis ssp. atacamensis
Cereus atropurpureus synonym of Harrisia tortuosa
Cereus atroviridis synonym of Cereus repandus (Hedge Cactus, Peruvian Apple Cactus)
Cereus aureus synonym of Corryocactus aureus
Cereus aurivillus synonym of Cleistocactus icosagonus
Cereus azureus synonym of Cereus aethiops
Cereus backebergii synonym of Pilosocereus lanuginosus
Cereus bahiensis synonym of Leocereus bahiensis
Cereus ballivianii synonym of Praecereus euchlorus
Cereus barbadensis synonym of Pilosocereus royenii (Royen's Tree Cactus)
Cereus baumanii var. flavispinus synonym of Cleistocactus baumannii (Scarlet Bugler, Firecracker Cactus)
Cereus baumanni var. smaragdiflorus synonym of Cleistocactus smaragdiflorus
Cereus baumannii synonym of Cleistocactus baumannii (Scarlet Bugler, Firecracker Cactus)
Cereus baumannii var. colubrinus synonym of Cleistocactus baumannii 'bruneispinus'
Cereus bavosus synonym of Pachycereus hollianus (Baboso, Acompes)
Cereus baxaniensis synonym of Acanthocereus baxaniensis
Cereus beneckei synonym of Stenocereus beneckei
Cereus beneckei var. farinosus synonym of Stenocereus beneckei
Cereus bergerianus synonym of Pachycereus grandis
Cereus berlandieri synonym of Echinocereus berlandieri (Berlandier's hedgehog cactus, Alicoche)
Cereus bertinii synonym of Austrocactus bertinii
Cereus beysiegelii synonym of Cereus aethiops
Cereus biformis synonym of Disocactus biformis
Cereus bifrons synonym of Disocactus speciosus (Santa Marta, Pitaya de Cerro)
Cereus biolleyi synonym of Weberocereus biolleyi
Cereus blanckii synonym of Echinocereus berlandieri (Berlandier's hedgehog cactus, Alicoche)
Cereus blossfeldiorum synonym of Espostoa blossfeldiorum
Cereus boeckmanni synonym of Selenicereus boeckmanni
Cereus bonplandii synonym of Harrisia pomanensis (Applecactus)
Cereus brachiatus synonym of Pachycereus hollianus (Baboso, Acompes)
Cereus brachypetalus synonym of Corryocactus brachypetalus
Cereus bradtianus synonym of Grusonia bradtiana (Viejo, Organillo)
Cereus brandegei synonym of Echinocereus brandegeei (Strawberry cactus, Casa de Ratas)
Cereus brasiliensis synonym of Pilosocereus brasiliensis
Cereus breviflorus synonym of Echinopsis coquimbana
Cereus brevispinulus synonym of Selenicereus pteranthus (Princesa de la Noche, Pitahaya Real)
Cereus brevispinus synonym of Selenicereus brevispinus
Cereus brevistylus synonym of Corryocactus brevistylus (Guacalla)
Cereus bridgesii synonym of Echinopsis bridgesii
Cereus brittonianus synonym of Praecereus euchlorus
Cereus brookii synonym of Harrisia brookii
Cereus brooksianus synonym of Pilosocereus royenii (Royen's Tree Cactus)
Cereus caespitosus synonym of Echinocereus reichenbachii ssp. reichenbachii
Cereus calcaratus synonym of Hylocereus calcaratus
Cereus calcirupicola synonym of Cereus jamacaru (Pleated Cereus, Mandacarú)
Cereus californicus synonym of Cylindropuntia californica (California Prickly Pear)
Cereus calvus synonym of Pachycereus pringlei fa. calvus
Cereus campinensis synonym of Praecereus euchlorus
Cereus campinensis var. piedadensis synonym of Praecereus euchlorus
Cereus candelabrum synonym of Pachycereus weberi (Cardón Espinoso, Candelabro)
Cereus candelaris synonym of Browningia candelaris
Cereus candicans synonym of Echinopsis candicans
Cereus candicans var. courantii synonym of Echinopsis candicans
Cereus cartwrightianus synonym of Armatocereus cartwrightianus
Cereus castaneus synonym of Eulychnia castanea (Copao de Philippi)
Cereus catamarcensis synonym of Eriosyce strausiana
Cereus catingicola synonym of Pilosocereus catingicola
Cereus cavendishii synonym of Praecereus saxicola
Cereus celsianus synonym of Oreocereus celsianus (Old Man of the Andes)
Cereus cephalomacrostibas synonym of Echinopsis cephalomacrostibas
Cereus chalybaeus synonym of Cereus aethiops
Cereus chende synonym of Polaskia chende (Chende, Chinoa)
Cereus chichipe synonym of Polaskia chichipe (Chichipe, Chichibe, Chichituna)
Cereus chilensis var. quisco synonym of Echinopsis chiloensis
Cereus chiloensis synonym of Echinopsis chiloensis
Cereus chiloensis var. eburneus synonym of Echinopsis chiloensis
Cereus chiloensis var. funkianus synonym of Echinopsis chiloensis
Cereus chiloensis var. zizkaanus synonym of Echinopsis chiloensis
Cereus chiotilla synonym of Escontria chiotilla (Chiotilla, Jiotilla)
Cereus chloranthus synonym of Echinocereus viridiflorus ssp. chloranthus (Brown-Spine Hedgehog)
Cereus chlorocarpus synonym of Browningia chlorocarpa
Cereus chosicensis synonym of Haageocereus pseudomelanostele
Cereus chotaensis synonym of Cleistocactus chotaensis
Cereus chrysacanthus synonym of Pilosocereus chrysacanthus
Cereus chrysostele synonym of Pilosocereus chrysostele
Cereus cinarescens synonym of Echinocereus cinerascens
Cereus cinnabarinus synonym of Disocactus cinnabarinus
Cereus claroviridis synonym of Pilosocereus lanuginosus
Cereus coccineus synonym of Disocactus schrankii
Cereus coccineus synonym of Selenicereus setaceus
Cereus cochal synonym of Myrtillocactus cochal
Cereus coerulescens synonym of Cereus aethiops
Cereus colubrinus synonym of Cleistocactus baumannii 'bruneispinus'
Cereus colubrinus var. smaragdiflorus synonym of Cleistocactus smaragdiflorus
Cereus columbianus synonym of Pilosocereus lanuginosus
Cereus columna-trajani synonym of Cephalocereus columna-trajani (Organo)
Cereus cometes synonym of Pilosocereus leucocephalus (Woolly Torch)
Cereus conglomeratus synonym of Echinocereus stramineus (Straw-Colored Hedgehog )
Cereus coniflorus synonym of Selenicereus coniflorus (Coneflower Moonlight Cactus)
Cereus consolei synonym of Pilosocereus lanuginosus
Cereus conzattii synonym of Disocactus martianus
Cereus coquimbanus synonym of Echinopsis coquimbana
Cereus costaricensis synonym of Hylocereus costaricensis (Costa Rica Nightblooming Cactus)
Cereus crassisepalus synonym of Cipocereus crassisepalus
Cereus crenatus synonym of Epiphyllum crenatum
Cereus ctenoides synonym of Echinocereus dasyacanthus (Texas Rainbow Hedgehog, Yellow pitaya)
Cereus cylindricus synonym of Austrocylindropuntia cylindrica
Cereus damazioi synonym of Arthrocereus glaziovii
Cereus dasyacanthus synonym of Echinocereus dasyacanthus (Texas Rainbow Hedgehog, Yellow pitaya)
Cereus dautwitzii synonym of Espostoa lanata (Peruvian Old Man Cactus)
Cereus dayamii synonym of Cereus stenogonus
Cereus decumbens synonym of Haageocereus decumbens
Cereus deficiens synonym of Stenocereus griseus (Pitayo de Mayo)
Cereus delmoralii synonym of Polaskia chende (Chende, Chinoa)
Cereus denudatus synonym of Gymnocalycium denudatum (Spider Cactus)
Cereus deserticolus synonym of Echinopsis deserticola
Cereus diffusus synonym of Praecereus euchlorus ssp. diffusus
Cereus diguetii synonym of Peniocereus striatus (Cardoncillo, Dahlia-rooted Cereus)
Cereus divaricatus synonym of Harrisia divaricata
Cereus donatii synonym of Selenicereus macdonaldiae
Cereus donkelaari synonym of Selenicereus donkelaari (Chacuob, Zacbacelcán)
Cereus dubius synonym of Echinocereus enneacanthus (Cob Cactus)
Cereus dumortieri synonym of Isolatocereus dumortieri (Candelabra)
Cereus duseni synonym of Austrocactus bertinii
Cereus dybowskii synonym of Espostoopsis dybowskii
Cereus dyckii synonym of Stenocereus stellatus (Pitaya, Xoconochtli, Jonocostle)
Cereus eburneus synonym of Stenocereus griseus (Pitayo de Mayo)
Cereus edulis synonym of Stenocereus pruinosus (Gray Ghost Organ Pipe, Pitayo)
Cereus ehrenbergii synonym of Echinocereus cinerascens
Cereus eichlamii synonym of Stenocereus eichlamii
Cereus ekmanii synonym of Leptocereus ekmanii
Cereus elegantissimus synonym of Disocactus schrankii
Cereus emoryi synonym of Bergerocactus emoryi (Golden Cereus)
Cereus engelmannii synonym of Echinocereus engelmannii (Strawberry Hedgehog Cactus, Hedgehog Cactus)
Cereus eriophorus synonym of Harrisia eriophora
Cereus eriophorus var. fragrans synonym of Harrisia fragrans (Fragrant Woolly Cactus)
Cereus eriotrichus synonym of Cleistocactus acanthurus
Cereus eruca synonym of Stenocereus eruca (Creeping Devil Cactus, Chirinole)
Cereus erythrocephalus synonym of Denmoza rhodacantha
Cereus euchlorus synonym of Praecereus euchlorus
Cereus euchlorus ssp. alticostatus synonym of Praecereus euchlorus
Cereus euchlorus ssp. leucanthus synonym of Praecereus euchlorus
Cereus euchlorus ssp. rhodoleucanthus synonym of Praecereus saxicola
Cereus euphorbioides synonym of Neobuxbaumia euphorbioides
Cereus exerens synonym of Pilosocereus arrabidae
Cereus extensus synonym of Selenicereus setaceus
Cereus eyriesii synonym of Echinopsis eyriesii (Pink Easter Lily Cactus)
Cereus farinosus synonym of Stenocereus beneckei
Cereus fascicularis synonym of Haageocereus fascicularis
Cereus faustianus synonym of Cleistocactus acanthurus ssp. faustianus
Cereus fendleri synonym of Echinocereus fendleri (Pinkflower Hedgehog Cactus)
Cereus fimbriatus synonym of Stenocereus fimbriatus
Cereus flagelliformis synonym of Disocactus flagelliformis (Rat Tail Cactus)
Cereus flagriformis synonym of Disocactus flagelliformis (Rat Tail Cactus)
Cereus fluminensis synonym of Coleocephalocereus fluminensis
Cereus forbesii synonym of Cereus validus
Cereus fragrans synonym of Harrisia fragrans (Fragrant Woolly Cactus)
Cereus fulviceps synonym of Pachycereus fulviceps
Cereus funkii synonym of Echinopsis chiloensis
Cereus galapagensis synonym of Jasminocereus thouarsii
Cereus gaumeri synonym of Pilosocereus royenii (Royen's Tree Cactus)
Cereus gemmatus synonym of Pachycereus marginatus (Central Mexico Organ Pipe, Organo, Jarritos)
Cereus geometrizans synonym of Myrtillocactus geometrizans (Blue Candle, Whortleberry Cactus)
Cereus geometrizans var. cochal synonym of Myrtillocactus cochal
Cereus ghiesbreghtii synonym of Armatocereus ghiesbreghtii
Cereus gibbosus synonym of Gymnocalycium gibbosum
Cereus giganteus synonym of Carnegiea gigantea (Saguaro, Sahuaro)
Cereus glaber synonym of Weberocereus glaber
Cereus gladiatus synonym of Echinopsis candicans
Cereus glaucus synonym of Cereus jamacaru (Pleated Cereus, Mandacarú)
Cereus glaziovii synonym of Arthrocereus glaziovii
Cereus goebelianus synonym of Coleocephalocereus goebelianus
Cereus goiasensis synonym of Cereus jamacaru (Pleated Cereus, Mandacarú)
Cereus gonzalezii synonym of Weberocereus tunilla
Cereus gounellei synonym of Pilosocereus gounellei (Xique-Xique)
Cereus gracilis synonym of Harrisia gracilis
Cereus gracilis var. aboriginum synonym of Harrisia aboriginum (Prickly Applecactus)
Cereus gracilis var. simpsonii synonym of Harrisia simpsonii (Simpson's Applecactus)
Cereus grandiflorus synonym of Selenicereus grandiflorus (Queen of the Night, Organillo)
Cereus grantianus synonym of Leptocereus grantianus (Sebucan)
Cereus greggii synonym of Peniocereus greggii (Night Blooming Cereus, Reina de la Noche)
Cereus greggii var. transmontanus synonym of Peniocereus greggii var. transmontanus (Night Blooming Cereus, Reina de la Noche)
Cereus grenadensis synonym of Cereus repandus (Hedge Cactus, Peruvian Apple Cactus)
Cereus griseus synonym of Stenocereus griseus (Pitayo de Mayo)
Cereus grossei synonym of Cleistocactus grossei
Cereus grusonianus synonym of Selenicereus macdonaldiae
Cereus guatemalensis synonym of Peniocereus hirschtianus
Cereus guatemalensis synonym of Hylocereus guatemalensis
Cereus guelichii synonym of Harrisia balansae
Cereus guentheri synonym of Espostoa guentheri
Cereus gummosus synonym of Stenocereus gummosus (Pitaya Agria)
Cereus haagei synonym of Espostoa melanostele
Cereus hassleri synonym of Selenicereus setaceus
Cereus haworthii synonym of Pilosocereus royenii (Royen's Tree Cactus)
Cereus haynii synonym of Matucana haynei
Cereus hendriksenianus synonym of Oreocereus leucotrichus
Cereus heptagonus synonym of Pilosocereus arrabidae
Cereus hexaedrus synonym of Echinocereus coccineus ssp. coccineus (Mexican Claret Cup)
Cereus hexagonus synonym of Pilosocereus arrabidae
Cereus hildmannianus ssp. xanthocarpus synonym of Cereus hildmannianus (Queen of the Night)
Cereus hirschtianus synonym of Peniocereus hirschtianus
Cereus hollianus synonym of Pachycereus hollianus (Baboso, Acompes)
Cereus hondurensis synonym of Selenicereus hondurensis
Cereus hookeri synonym of Epiphyllum hookeri
Cereus hoppenstedtii synonym of Cephalocereus columna-trajani (Organo)
Cereus huascha synonym of Echinopsis huascha (Red Torch Cactus)
Cereus huitcholensis synonym of Echinocereus polyacanthus ssp. huitcholensis
Cereus humboldtii synonym of Cleistocactus icosagonus
Cereus huotii synonym of Echinopsis huotii
Cereus hypogaeus synonym of Austrocactus spiniflorus
Cereus hystrix synonym of Stenocereus fimbriatus
Cereus ianthothele synonym of Lepismium ianthothele
Cereus icosagonus synonym of Cleistocactus icosagonus
Cereus imbricatus synonym of Cylindropuntia imbricata (Tree Cholla, Chain-Link Cactus)
Cereus inermis synonym of Selenicereus inermis
Cereus intricatus synonym of Echinopsis strigosa
Cereus iquiquensis synonym of Eulychnia iquiquensis
Cereus jalapaensis synonym of Selenicereus coniflorus (Coneflower Moonlight Cactus)
Cereus jalapensis synonym of Selenicereus coniflorus (Coneflower Moonlight Cactus)
Cereus johnstonii synonym of Peniocereus johnstonii
Cereus jusbertii synonym of Harrisia 'Jusbertii'
Cereus kerberi synonym of Stenocereus kerberi (Sina)
Cereus keyensis synonym of Pilosocereus polygonus (Bahama Dildo, Robin Tree Cactus)
Cereus kunthianus synonym of Selenicereus grandiflorus (Queen of the Night, Organillo)
Cereus laetevirens synonym of Cereus jamacaru (Pleated Cereus, Mandacarú)
Cereus laetus synonym of Armatocereus laetus
Cereus laevigatus synonym of Stenocereus laevigatus
Cereus laevigatus var. guatemalensis synonym of Stenocereus eichlamii
Cereus lagenaeformis synonym of Echinopsis lageniformis
Cereus lamprochlorus synonym of Echinopsis lamprochlora
Cereus lanatus synonym of Espostoa lanata (Peruvian Old Man Cactus)
Cereus lanatus ssp. sericatus synonym of Espostoa lanata (Peruvian Old Man Cactus)
Cereus laniceps synonym of Cleistocactus laniceps
Cereus laredensis synonym of Haageocereus pacalaensis
Cereus latifrons synonym of Epiphyllum hookeri
Cereus latifrons synonym of Epiphyllum oxypetalum
Cereus lauterbachii synonym of Praecereus euchlorus
Cereus leanus synonym of Echinocereus polyacanthus (Mojave Mound Cactus)
Cereus lemairei synonym of Hylocereus lemairei
Cereus leoni synonym of Leptocereus leoni
Cereus lepidanthus synonym of Pachycereus lepidanthus
Cereus lepidotus synonym of Cereus hexagonus (Lady of the Night Cactus)
Cereus leptacanthus synonym of Echinocereus pentalophus (Lady Finger Cactus)
Cereus leptophis synonym of Disocactus flagelliformis (Rat Tail Cactus)
Cereus leucanthus synonym of Echinopsis leucantha
Cereus leucocephalus synonym of Pilosocereus leucocephalus (Woolly Torch)
Cereus leucostele synonym of Stephanocereus leucostele
Cereus limensis synonym of Haageocereus acranthus
Cereus lindbergianus synonym of Selenicereus setaceus
Cereus lindenzweigianus synonym of Cereus spegazzinii
Cereus lindmanii synonym of Selenicereus setaceus
Cereus litoralis synonym of Echinopsis litoralis
Cereus littoralis synonym of Stenocereus thurberi ssp. littoralis (Organpipe Cactus)
Cereus longicaudatus synonym of Selenicereus vagans
Cereus longiflorus synonym of Cereus hexagonus (Lady of the Night Cactus)
Cereus longisetus synonym of Echinocereus longisetus
Cereus longispinus synonym of Eulychnia breviflora
Cereus luetzelburgii synonym of Stephanocereus luetzelburgii
Cereus lumbricoides synonym of Lepismium lumbricoides
Cereus macdonaldiae synonym of Selenicereus macdonaldiae
Cereus macrocephalus synonym of Neobuxbaumia macrocephala
Cereus macrogonus synonym of Echinopsis macrogona
Cereus macrostibas synonym of Neoraimondia arequipensis
Cereus macrostibas var. roseiflorus synonym of Neoraimondia arequipensis ssp. roseiflora
Cereus maculatus synonym of Peniocereus maculatus
Cereus maelenii synonym of Thelocactus leucacanthus
Cereus mallisonii synonym of Disocactus 'Smithii'
Cereus mamilatus synonym of Echinocereus brandegeei (Strawberry cactus, Casa de Ratas)
Cereus margaritensis synonym of Cereus repandus (Hedge Cactus, Peruvian Apple Cactus)
Cereus margaritensis var. micracanthus synonym of Cereus repandus (Hedge Cactus, Peruvian Apple Cactus)
Cereus marginatus synonym of Pachycereus marginatus (Central Mexico Organ Pipe, Organo, Jarritos)
Cereus maritimus synonym of Echinocereus maritimus
Cereus markgrafii synonym of Brasilicereus markgrafii
Cereus marmoratus synonym of Cereus spegazzinii
Cereus martianus synonym of Disocactus martianus
Cereus martinii synonym of Harrisia martinii (Mooncactus)
Cereus martinii var. perviridis synonym of Harrisia martinii (Mooncactus)
Cereus maxonii synonym of Pilosocereus leucocephalus (Woolly Torch)
Cereus megalanthus synonym of Selenicereus megalanthus (Yellow Pitaya)
Cereus melanostele synonym of Espostoa melanostele
Cereus melanotrichus synonym of Corryocactus melanotrichus
Cereus melanurus synonym of Arthrocereus melanurus ssp. melanurus
Cereus melocactus synonym of Coleocephalocereus fluminensis
Cereus merkeri synonym of Echinocereus enneacanthus (Cob Cactus)
Cereus meyenii synonym of Corryocactus aureus
Cereus micranthus synonym of Lepismium micranthum
Cereus microspermus synonym of Browningia microsperma
Cereus microsphaericus synonym of Schlumbergera microsphaerica
Cereus mieckleyanus synonym of Pachycereus schottii (Senita, Whisker Cactus)
Cereus milesimus synonym of Cereus hildmannianus (Queen of the Night)
Cereus militaris synonym of Pachycereus militaris
Cereus millspaughii synonym of Pilosocereus royenii (Royen's Tree Cactus)
Cereus minensis synonym of Cipocereus minensis
Cereus minutiflorus synonym of Hylocereus minutiflorus
Cereus mixtecensis synonym of Polaskia chichipe (Chichipe, Chichibe, Chichituna)
Cereus moennighoffii synonym of Disocactus 'Moennighoffii'
Cereus mojavensis synonym of Echinocereus mojavensis
Cereus monacanthus synonym of Hylocereus monacanthus
Cereus monacanthus synonym of Harrisia martinii (Mooncactus)
Cereus monoclonos synonym of Pilosocereus royenii (Royen's Tree Cactus)
Cereus moritzianus synonym of Pilosocereus lanuginosus
Cereus multangularis synonym of Haageocereus pseudomelanostele
Cereus multiplex synonym of Echinopsis oxygona (Easter Lily Cactus)
Cereus munzii synonym of Echinocereus engelmannii (Strawberry Hedgehog Cactus, Hedgehog Cactus)
Cereus myosurus synonym of Lepismium cruciforme
Cereus napoleonis synonym of Hylocereus trigonus (Strawberry-pear)
Cereus nashii synonym of Harrisia nashii
Cereus nelsonii synonym of Selenicereus nelsonii
Cereus neonesioticus synonym of Cereus hildmannianus (Queen of the Night)
Cereus nesioticus synonym of Brachycereus nesioticus
Cereus nigripilis synonym of Echinopsis coquimbana
Cereus nobilis synonym of Pilosocereus royenii (Royen's Tree Cactus)
Cereus nudiflorus synonym of Dendrocereus nudiflorus
Cereus nyctago synonym of Peniocereus hirschtianus
Cereus nycticallus synonym of Selenicereus pteranthus (Princesa de la Noche, Pitahaya Real)
Cereus obtusangulus synonym of Schlumbergera microsphaerica
Cereus obtusus synonym of Cereus fernambucensis
Cereus ocamponis synonym of Hylocereus ocamponis
Cereus oligolepis synonym of Pilosocereus oligolepis
Cereus orcutti synonym of Pacherocactus orcuttii
Cereus ovatus synonym of Tephrocactus aoracanthus
Cereus oxygonu synonym of Echinopsis oxygona (Easter Lily Cactus)
Cereus oxypetalus synonym of Epiphyllum oxypetalum
Cereus pachanoi synonym of Echinopsis pachanoi (San Pedro Cactus)
Cereus palmeri synonym of Pilosocereus leucocephalus (Woolly Torch)
Cereus panamensis synonym of Weberocereus panamensis
Cereus papillosus synonym of Echinocereus papillosus (Yellow Alicoche)
Cereus paradisiacus synonym of Selenicereus urbanianus
Cereus parviflorus synonym of Cleistocactus parviflorus
Cereus patagonicus synonym of Austrocactus patagonicus
Cereus paucispinus synonym of Echinocereus coccineus ssp. paucispinus
Cereus paulensis synonym of Coleocephalocereus fluminensis
Cereus paxtonianus synonym of Praecereus saxicola
Cereus pecten-aboriginum synonym of Pachycereus pecten-aboriginum (Cardón Hecho, Cardón Barbón)
Cereus pectinatus synonym of Echinocereus pectinatus (Comb Hedgehog)
Cereus pectinatus synonym of Echinocereus adustus
Cereus pectinatus var. armatus synonym of Echinocereus reichenbachii ssp. armatus
Cereus pectinatus var. rigidissimus synonym of Echinocereus rigidissimus (Arizona Rainbow Hedgehog Cactus, Cabeza de Viejo)
Cereus penicillatus synonym of Arrojadoa penicillata
Cereus pensilis synonym of Echinocereus pensilis (Snake Cactus)
Cereus pentaedrophorus synonym of Pilosocereus pentaedrophorus (Facheiro)
Cereus pentagonus synonym of Acanthocereus tetragonus (Barbed wire Cereus, Pitahaya Anaranjada)
Cereus pentalophus synonym of Echinocereus pentalophus (Lady Finger Cactus)
Cereus perlucens synonym of Cereus hexagonus (Lady of the Night Cactus)
Cereus pernambucensis synonym of Cereus fernambucensis
Cereus perrottetianus synonym of Cereus jamacaru (Pleated Cereus, Mandacarú)
Cereus peruvianus synonym of Cereus hildmannianus (Queen of the Night)
Cereus peruvianus synonym of Cereus repandus (Hedge Cactus, Peruvian Apple Cactus)
Cereus perviridis synonym of Harrisia martinii (Mooncactus)
Cereus phaeacanthus synonym of Brasilicereus phaeacanthus
Cereus phaeacanthus var. breviflorus synonym of Brasilicereus phaeacanthus
Cereus phatnospermus ssp. adelmarii synonym of Cereus adelmarii
Cereus phatnospermus ssp. kroenleinii synonym of Cereus kroenleinii (Mandacaru, Orumbeva)
Cereus philippii synonym of Austrocactus philippii
Cereus phoeniceus var. pacificus synonym of Echinocereus polyacanthus ssp. pacificus
Cereus phyllanthoides synonym of Disocactus phyllanthoides
Cereus phyllanthus synonym of Epiphyllum phyllanthus
Cereus piauhyensis synonym of Pilosocereus piauhyensis (Facheiro)
Cereus plagiostoma synonym of Cleistocactus plagiostoma
Cereus platinospinus synonym of Haageocereus platinospinus
Cereus platygonus synonym of Cereus argentinensis
Cereus plumieri synonym of Hylocereus trigonus (Strawberry-pear)
Cereus polylophus synonym of Neobuxbaumia polylopha
Cereus polyrhizus synonym of Hylocereus polyrhizus (Pitajaya)
Cereus pomanensis synonym of Harrisia pomanensis (Applecactus)
Cereus portoricensis synonym of Harrisia portoricensis (Puerto Rico Applecactus)
Cereus poselgeri synonym of Echinocereus poselgeri (Sacasil, Zocoxochitl)
Cereus pringlei synonym of Pachycereus pringlei (Cardón, Elephant Cactus, Mexican Giant Cactus)
Cereus procumbens synonym of Echinocereus pentalophus (Lady Finger Cactus)
Cereus prostratus synonym of Leptocereus prostratus
Cereus pruinosus synonym of Stenocereus pruinosus (Gray Ghost Organ Pipe, Pitayo)
Cereus pseudomelanostele synonym of Haageocereus pseudomelanostele
Cereus pseudomelanostele var. laredensis synonym of Haageocereus pacalaensis
Cereus pseudosonorensis synonym of Stenocereus alamosensis (Octopus Cactus)
Cereus pseudothelegonus synonym of Cleistocactus serpens
Cereus pteranthus synonym of Selenicereus pteranthus (Princesa de la Noche, Pitahaya Real)
Cereus pterogonus synonym of Selenicereus testudo
Cereus pubiflorus synonym of Facheiroa ulei
Cereus pugioniferus synonym of Myrtillocactus geometrizans (Blue Candle, Whortleberry Cactus)
Cereus pulchellus synonym of Echinocereus pulchellus
Cereus purpureopilosus synonym of Echinopsis lamprochlora
Cereus purpusii synonym of Hylocereus purpusii
Cereus quadricostatus synonym of Leptocereus quadricostatus (Pitahaya)
Cereus queretaroensis synonym of Stenocereus queretaroensis (Pitahaya de Queretaro)
Cereus quisco synonym of Echinopsis chiloensis
Cereus ramulosus synonym of Pseudorhipsalis ramulosa
Cereus reductus synonym of Gymnocalycium gibbosum
Cereus regelii synonym of Harrisia pomanensis ssp. regelii
Cereus reichenbachianus synonym of Echinocereus reichenbachii ssp. reichenbachii
Cereus remolinensis synonym of Cereus repandus (Hedge Cactus, Peruvian Apple Cactus)
Cereus rhodacanthus synonym of Denmoza rhodacantha
Cereus rhodanthus synonym of Arrojadoa rhodantha ssp. rhodantha
Cereus rhodoleucanthus synonym of Praecereus saxicola
Cereus ritteri synonym of Praecereus saxicola
Cereus ritteri ssp. parapetiensis synonym of Praecereus saxicola
Cereus robinii synonym of Pilosocereus polygonus (Bahama Dildo, Robin Tree Cactus)
Cereus robinii var. deeringii synonym of Pilosocereus polygonus (Bahama Dildo, Robin Tree Cactus)
Cereus roetteri synonym of Echinocereus roetteri (Lloyd's Hedgehog Cactus)
Cereus roezlii synonym of Cleistocactus roezlii
Cereus roseanus synonym of Selenicereus urbanianus
Cereus rosei synonym of Echinopsis peruviana (San Pedro Macho)
Cereus rostratus synonym of Selenicereus hamatus (Queen of the Night)
Cereus rothii synonym of Selenicereus macdonaldiae
Cereus ruficeps synonym of Neobuxbaumia macrocephala
Cereus rufispinus synonym of Echinocereus adustus
Cereus russelianus synonym of Cereus fricii
Cereus sanborngianus synonym of Echinocereus brandegeei (Strawberry cactus, Casa de Ratas)
Cereus santiaguensis synonym of Echinopsis spachiana (Golden Torch Cereus)
Cereus sargentianus synonym of Pachycereus schottii (Senita, Whisker Cactus)
Cereus sartorianus synonym of Pilosocereus leucocephalus (Woolly Torch)
Cereus saxicola synonym of Praecereus saxicola
Cereus saxicolus synonym of Praecereus saxicola
Cereus scandens synonym of Hylocereus scandens
Cereus scheerii synonym of Echinocereus scheeri ssp. scheeri (Choyita, Colgajito)
Cereus schenckii synonym of Myrtillocactus schenkii (Garambullo)
Cereus schmollii synonym of Echinocereus schmollii
Cereus schottii synonym of Pachycereus schottii (Senita, Whisker Cactus)
Cereus schottii var. australis synonym of Pachycereus schottii (Senita, Whisker Cactus)
Cereus schrankii synonym of Disocactus schrankii
Cereus sciurus synonym of Echinocereus sciurus
Cereus sclerocarpus synonym of Jasminocereus thouarsii var. sclerocarpus
Cereus scoparius synonym of Neobuxbaumia scoparia
Cereus seidelii synonym of Cereus aethiops
Cereus senilis synonym of Cephalocereus senilis (Old Man Cactus, Old Man of Mexico, Cabeza de Viejo)
Cereus sepium synonym of Cleistocactus sepium
Cereus sericatus synonym of Espostoa lanata (Peruvian Old Man Cactus)
Cereus sericifer synonym of Cereus fernambucensis ssp. sericifer
Cereus serpens synonym of Cleistocactus serpens
Cereus serpentinus synonym of Peniocereus serpentinus (Junco Espinoso, Reina de la Noche)
Cereus serratus synonym of Disocactus speciosus (Santa Marta, Pitaya de Cerro)
Cereus serruliflorus synonym of Harrisia divaricata
Cereus setaceus synonym of Selenicereus setaceus
Cereus sextonianus synonym of Cleistocactus sextonianus
Cereus silvestrii synonym of Echinopsis chamaecereus (Peanut Cactus)
Cereus smaragdiflorus synonym of Cleistocactus smaragdiflorus
Cereus smithianus synonym of Praecereus euchlorus ssp. smithianus
Cereus smithii synonym of Disocactus 'Smithii'
Cereus sonorensis synonym of Stenocereus alamosensis (Octopus Cactus)
Cereus spachianus synonym of Echinopsis spachiana (Golden Torch Cereus)
Cereus speciosissimus synonym of Disocactus speciosus (Santa Marta, Pitaya de Cerro)
Cereus speciosus synonym of Disocactus speciosus (Santa Marta, Pitaya de Cerro)
Cereus speciosus var. amecamensis synonym of Disocactus speciosus (Santa Marta, Pitaya de Cerro)
Cereus spinibarbis synonym of Echinopsis spinibarbis
Cereus spinulosus synonym of Selenicereus spinulosus (Vinelike Moonlight Cactus)
Cereus splendens synonym of Peniocereus serpentinus (Junco Espinoso, Reina de la Noche)
Cereus squamosus synonym of Facheiroa squamosa
Cereus squarrosus synonym of Corryocactus squarrosus
Cereus stellatus synonym of Stenocereus stellatus (Pitaya, Xoconochtli, Jonocostle)
Cereus stenopterus synonym of Hylocereus stenopterus
Cereus stramineus synonym of Echinocereus stramineus (Straw-Colored Hedgehog )
Cereus strausii synonym of Cleistocactus strausii (Silver Torch Cactus)
Cereus striatus synonym of Peniocereus striatus (Cardoncillo, Dahlia-rooted Cereus)
Cereus strigosus synonym of Echinopsis strigosa
Cereus sublanatus synonym of Pilosocereus brasiliensis
Cereus superbus synonym of Disocactus speciosus (Santa Marta, Pitaya de Cerro)
Cereus swartzii synonym of Pilosocereus royenii (Royen's Tree Cactus)
Cereus syringacanthus synonym of Tephrocactus articulatus var. syringacanthus
Cereus tacaquirensis synonym of Echinopsis tacaquirensis
Cereus tarijensis synonym of Echinopsis tarijensis
Cereus taylori synonym of Harrisia taylori
Cereus tehuacanus synonym of Pilosocereus leucocephalus (Woolly Torch)
Cereus tephracanthus synonym of Harrisia tetracantha
Cereus terscheckii synonym of Echinopsis terscheckii (Cardon Grande)
Cereus testudo synonym of Selenicereus testudo
Cereus tetazo synonym of Neobuxbaumia tetetzo (Tetetzo, Cardón)
Cereus tetracanthus synonym of Harrisia tetracantha
Cereus 'tetragonus' synonym of Cereus hildmannianus monstrose (Fairy Castles)
Cereus thelegonoides synonym of Echinopsis thelegonoides
Cereus thelegonus synonym of Echinopsis thelegona
Cereus thouarsii synonym of Jasminocereus thouarsii
Cereus thurberi var. littoralis synonym of Stenocereus thurberi ssp. littoralis (Organpipe Cactus)
Cereus tominensis synonym of Cleistocactus tominensis
Cereus tonduzii synonym of Weberocereus tonduzii (Ballerina Flower)
Cereus tortuosus synonym of Harrisia tortuosa
Cereus treleasei synonym of Stenocereus treleasei (Tunillo)
Cereus triangularis synonym of Hylocereus triangularis
Cereus triangularis synonym of Peniocereus hirschtianus
Cereus tricostatus synonym of Hylocereus undatus (Nightblooming Cactus)
Cereus trigonus synonym of Hylocereus trigonus (Strawberry-pear)
Cereus trigonus var. costaricensis synonym of Hylocereus costaricensis (Costa Rica Nightblooming Cactus)
Cereus trigonus var. guatemalensis synonym of Hylocereus guatemalensis
Cereus trinitatensis synonym of Hylocereus lemairei
Cereus trollii synonym of Oreocereus trollii (Old Man of the Mountain)
Cereus tuberosus synonym of Thelocactus leucacanthus
Cereus tuberosus synonym of Echinocereus poselgeri (Sacasil, Zocoxochitl)
Cereus tubiflorus synonym of Echinopsis tubiflora
Cereus tunilla synonym of Weberocereus tunilla
Cereus tupizensis synonym of Cleistocactus tupizensis
Cereus turbinatus synonym of Echinopsis eyriesii (Pink Easter Lily Cactus)
Cereus tweedyanus synonym of Pilosocereus lanuginosus
Cereus ulei synonym of Pilosocereus ulei
Cereus ulei synonym of Facheiroa ulei
Cereus undatus synonym of Harrisia gracilis
Cereus undatus synonym of Hylocereus undatus (Nightblooming Cactus)
Cereus undulosus synonym of Dendrocereus undulosus
Cereus urbanianus synonym of Pilosocereus royenii (Royen's Tree Cactus)
Cereus urbanianus synonym of Selenicereus urbanianus
Cereus uruguayanus synonym of Cereus hildmannianus ssp. uruguayanus
Cereus vagans synonym of Selenicereus vagans
Cereus variabilis synonym of Cereus fernambucensis
Cereus vaupelii synonym of Selenicereus boeckmanni
Cereus venezuelensis synonym of Hylocereus lemairei
Cereus versicolor synonym of Haageocereus versicolor
Cereus versicolor var. humifusus synonym of Haageocereus versicolor
Cereus versicolor var. lasiacanthus synonym of Haageocereus versicolor
Cereus versicolor var. xanthacanthus synonym of Haageocereus versicolor
Cereus victoriensis synonym of Pilosocereus leucocephalus (Woolly Torch)
Cereus viperinus synonym of Peniocereus viperinus (Organito de Vibora)
Cereus warmingii synonym of Pilosocereus arrabidae
Cereus weberbaueri synonym of Weberbauerocereus weberbaueri
Cereus weberi synonym of Pachycereus weberi (Cardón Espinoso, Candelabro)
Cereus weingartianus synonym of Leptocereus weingartianus
Cereus wercklei synonym of Selenicereus wercklei
Cereus wittii synonym of Selenicereus wittii
Cereus xanthocarpus synonym of Cereus hildmannianus (Queen of the Night)
Cereus yucatanensis synonym of Pachycereus gaumeri (Kanzacam)
Cereus yunckeri synonym of Stenocereus yunckeri

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