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Taxon: Cereus repandus (L.) Mill.

 
Genus: Cereus
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cereeae
Nomen number: 9968
Place of publication: Gard. dict. ed. 8: Cereus no. 5. 1768
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 04-Dec-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Dec-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • giant club cactus  (Source: Cact Fam) - English
  • hedge cactus  (Source: Cact Fam) - English
  • Peruvian apple cactus  (Source: Cact Fam) - English
  • cadushi  (Source: Cact Fam) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:
  • Environmental:
  • Fuels:
  • Materials: wood

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Grenada, Netherlands Antilles
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Anderson, E. F. The cactus family. 2001 (Cact Fam)
  2. Backeberg, C. 1967. Die Cactaceae 2384.
  3. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  4. Hunt, D. et al., eds. The new cactus lexicon. 2006 (Cact Lexicon)
  5. Hunt, D. R. & N. P. Taylor, eds. 1992. Notes on miscellaneous genera of Cactaceae 2 (Bradleya) 10:18.
  6. Moscoso, R. M. Catalogus florae domingensis. (L Doming)
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)

Check other web resources for Cereus repandus (L.) Mill. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=9968. Accessed 21 November 2018.