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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Typical dry forest tree species can still be found along rivers such as Pithecellobium dulce, Acacia farnesiana, Prosopis juliflora, Anacardium excelsum, Ceiba pentandra, Ficus dendrocida, Pseudobombax sp; far from rivers the landscape is dominated by several species of cacti including Opuntia, Acanthocereus, Stenocereus and Melocactus intermingled with some shrubs species like Randia aculeata (Figueroa & Galeano, 2007).
Tallos de 3 a 4 costillas, areolas sin lana, Acanthocereus fruto espinoso tetragonus 7'.
Composicion quimica de tallos inmaduros de Acanthocereus spp.
Reconocimiento y evaluacion del dano de nematodos asociados con Pitahaya Acanthocereus pitahaya.
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).
En aquellos sitios donde el bosque ha sido mas intervenido crecen especies heliofilas como Ruellia macrophylla, Justicia carthagenensis (Acanthaceae), Weddelia symmmetrica (Asteraceae), Acanthocereus tetragonus, Pilosocereus lanuginosus (Cactaceae), Canavalia brasiliensis (Leguminosae), Rivinia humilis (Phytolaccaceae), Panicum maximum, Urochloa fasciculata (Poaceae), Paullinia macrophylla, Serjania mexicana (Sapindaceae), Solanum bicolor y S.