Taxon: Cereus hildmannianus K. Schum.

Genus: Cereus
Family: Cactaceae
  Subfamily: Cactoideae
      Tribe: Cereeae
Nomen number: 318593
Place of publication: C. F. P. von Martius, Fl. bras. 4(2):202. 1890
Name Verified on: 04-Dec-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Dec-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II: ()
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)

Distributional Range:


  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil - Mato Grosso do Sul, - Minas Gerais, - Parana, - Rio de Janeiro, - Rio Grande do Sul, - Santa Catarina, - Sao Paulo
    • Southern South America: Argentina - Buenos Aires, - Entre Rios; Paraguay; Uruguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia

  • Naturalized:

  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


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  • CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  • Henderson, M. et al. Declared weeds and alien invader plants in South Africa. Botanical Research Institute, bulletin 413. 1987 (Weeds SAfr)
  • Hunt, D. CITES Cactaceae checklist. 1992 (CITES Cact L)
  • Hunt, D. et al., eds. The new cactus lexicon. 2006 (Cact Lexicon)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
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  • Taylor, N. & D. Zappi Cacti of eastern Brazil. 2004 (Cact EBrazil)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)

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