Taxon profile


triangle cactus
Acanthocereus (Engelmann ex A. Berger) Britton & Rose

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Caryophyllales »  family Cactaceae »  tribus Pachycereeae

Scientific synonyms

Cereus subsect. Acanthocereus Engelmann ex A. Berger


Included taxa

Number of records: 6

species Acanthocereus baxaniensis (Karwinsky ex Pfeiffer) Borg
species Acanthocereus colombianus Britton & Rose
species Acanthocereus horridus Britton & Rose
species Acanthocereus occidentalis Britton & Rose
species Acanthocereus subinermis Britton & Rose
species Acanthocereus tetragonus (L.) Hummelinck - Triangle Cactus

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1343087]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Acanthocereus N.L. Britton & J.N. Rose, 1909]
Data retrieved on: 6 January 2020
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Acanthocereus Britton & Rose]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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