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Family:
Cactaceae
 
Subfamily:
Cactoideae
 
Name:
Acanthocereus, Genus (Engelmann ex. Berger) Britton & Rose, Contr. U.S. Nat. Herb. 12: 432 (1909)
 
Alt. Name:
 
 
Basionym:
Cereus subsect. Acanthocereus Engelmann ex. Berger, Rep. Missouri Bot. Gard. 16: 77 (1905)
 
Species List:
canoensis
castellae
cuixmalensis
fosterianus
hesperius
macdougallii
maculatus
papillosus
tepalcatepecanus
tetragonus
 
Type:
Cf. Berger, 1905: Cereus baxaniensis Karw. ex Pfeiff., Enum. Diag. Cact.: 109 (1837)
Cf. Britton & Rose, 1909: Cactus pentagonus Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 467 (1753)
See Hunt et al. 2006 (NCL, Text): 25.
 
Type Locality:
unknown
 
Distribution:
Central- North- & South America & Islands (sometimes as neophytic plants)
 
Altitude:
 
 
Collection No:
 
 
Flowering:
diurnal
 
Extra Info:
Pseudoacanthocereus spp. nativ in South-America produce yellow fruit, not red as in A.
 
Compiler:
Lange, Michael / de / 2021.01.05