Taxon profile


Triangle Cactus
Acanthocereus tetragonus (L.) Hummelinck

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Caryophyllales »  family Cactaceae »  genus Acanthocereus - triangle cactus

Scientific synonyms

Cactus tetragonus L.
Cereus tetragonus (L.) P. Miller
Cereus acutangulus Hort. ex Pfeiffer
Acanthocereus acutangulus (Hort. ex Pfeiffer) A. Berger
Acanthocereus floridanus Small ex Britton & Rose
Cactus pentagonus L.
Cereus pentagonus (L.) Haw.
Acanthocereus pentagonus (L.) Britton & Rose
Cereus princeps Pfeiffer
Acanthocereus princeps (Pfeiffer) Backeberg

Least Concern LC

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [152925]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Acanthocereus tetragonus (L.) Hummenlinck]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Acanthocereus tetragonus (L.) Hummelinck]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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