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Cereus diffusus

Synonyms
Cereus maritima
Botanical details
Family
Cactaceae
Native to the UK
No
Potentially harmful
Genus

Cereus

Genus description

A genus of around 33 species of large, columnar cacti, native to South America with ribbed and spiny stems. Large, funnel-shaped flowers bloom at night, mainly white but sometimes appearing in pink, purple, yellow, green and (rarely) cream

Name status

Correct

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