Acanthocereus

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Noun1.Acanthocereus - mostly trailing cacti having nocturnal white flowersAcanthocereus - mostly trailing cacti having nocturnal white flowers; tropical America and Caribbean region
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
Cactaceae, cactus family, family Cactaceae - constituting the order Opuntiales
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For example, Nyctocereus was referred to as a synonym for Peniocereus; and Dendrocereus, as a synonym for Acanthocereus and moved to Echinocereeae by Barthlott and Hunt (1993) and later to Pachycereeae (Anderson, 2001).