Barbed-wire cactus, triangle cactus, chaco. Cactus tetragonus Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1 : ; Acanthocereus floridanus Small ex Britton & Rose; A. pentagonus. Range Description: Acanthocereus tetragonus is one of the most widespread cactus species, occurring in the US (Texas and Florida), Mexico (16 states). Scientific Name. Acanthocereus tetragonus (L.) Hummelinck. Synonyms. Acanthocereus pentagonus (L.) Brit. & Rose Cactus pentagonus L. Cereus pentagonus.

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Plants that perform their entire lifecycle within a single growing season. Cereus prismaticus Cereus prismaticus Willdenow Haworth, Suppl. Ppentagonus Largo, DecSmall s. Neotypified by Hummelinck, Succulenta Netherlands S1 – Typically 5 or fewer occurrences, very few remaining individuals, acres, or miles of stream, or some factor of its biology making it especially vulnerable in the state.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use acanyhocereus Privacy Policy. Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. The flowers bloom at night and close during the day.

These species may become ranked as Category I, but have not yet demonstrated disruption of natural Florida communities. G5 – Demonstrably secure globally, though it may be quite rare in parts of its pentagomus, especially at the periphery.

Integrated Taxonomic Information System. To view a chart comparing alternate taxonomy Click Here. This cactus blooms a few times a year for several weeks at a time.

Acanthocereus tetragonus – Species Page – ISB: Atlas of Florida Plants

Source – Lichvar, R. All roots, stems, and leaves die at the end of the growing season. For example, matching the full name exactly in a Scientific Name search for Piptochaetium avenacioides may be difficult, but strings of either tium aven or avenaci or m avenac or pipto will all result in very small lists of matches. The flowers are showy and are white with a deep red and orange or red-orange center.


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Keven Hamrick’s Private Collection Photographer: This is mainly those species which are now excluded from flora for various reasons.

G2 – Imperiled globally because of rarity 6 – 20 occurrences, or few remaining acres, or miles of stream or very vulnerable to extinction throughout its range because of other factors. Sword pear Acanthocereus tetragonus is regarded as an environmental weed in Queensland. Intro paragraph to be provided by New York. Atlas of Florida Plants http: Sword pear Acanthocereus tetragonus is also regarded as a priority weed species in the Emerald Shire, where it is a declared pest plant under local law.

Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands. These restrictions may prevent the use of one or more of the methods referred to, depending on individual circumstances. Retrieved from ” https: Plant species returned will be found within at least one of the selected counties.

SH – Historically known from the state, but not seen in the past 15 years. Plant species returned will be found within each of the selected counties. For more information, contact: The association between the different organisms in a lichen is so close that lichens are routinely referred to as a single organism, and scientists classify lichens using the name of the fungal component.

Many perennials may not be mature enough to bloom during its first year. Plant species that are not expected to be seen in wetlands.


Acanthocereus tetragonus

Plant species returned will not be found within any of the selected counties. Kyle Barker Photographer’s Website: To view publication details for this taxon and related synonyms Click Here.

The Fairy Castle Cactusa miniature cultivar of this species, has many curved branches that resemble the turrets of a castle. Bryophytes generally live on land but are mostly found in moist environments, for they have free-swimming sperm that require water for transport. Flowers are open from midnight until dawn, attracting hummingbird moths Hemaris spp. These plants live for three or more seasons. Usually, the last letter or two of a given genus, a space, and the first few correct letters of the specific epithet will provide a sufficiently short list containing the desired taxon.

While every care is taken to ensure the accuracy of this information, DEEDI does not invite reliance pentagonuus it, nor accept responsibility for any loss or damage caused by actions based on it.

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Cactus tetragonus Linnaeus Stamp Lobemm long. A similar example in a Common Name search is Virginia snakeroot.