genus Selenicereus


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Noun1.genus Selenicereus - mostly epiphytic climbing cacti that bloom at nightgenus Selenicereus - mostly epiphytic climbing cacti that bloom at night
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
Cactaceae, cactus family, family Cactaceae - constituting the order Opuntiales
night-blooming cereus - any of several night-blooming cacti of the genus Selenicereus
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Another possible name could be COANOCHTLI (COATL means snake) to name tall, skinny and climbing species like the genus Selenicereus, Nyctocereus and Aporocactus (Bravo-Hollis, 1978).