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  1. Family: Cactaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Cereus Mill.
      1. Cereus hexagonus (L.) Mill.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is N. South America to N. & NE. Brazil.

    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 180 - 1900 m.; Andes.
    Habit
    Árbol
    Conservation
    No Evaluada

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles

    Introduced into:

    Cuba, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Puerto Rico

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Cereus hexagonus (L.) Mill. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    46554.000
    54536.000
    Guyana K000101583
    K000101660
    Smith, A.C. [3387], Guyana K000101584 Unknown type material
    Taylor [655], Venezuela K000101635
    Taylor [667], Venezuela K000101634
    Taylor [574], Venezuela K000101633
    Taylor [638A/B], Venezuela K000101636
    Taylor [648], Venezuela K000101630
    Taylor [644B], Venezuela K000101627
    Kerr [3374] K000101658
    Nelson [1551], Roraima K000101588
    Bunting [5472], Venezuela K000101608
    Bunting [5472], Venezuela K000101607
    Williams [10741], Venezuela K000101606
    Jenman [4406], Guyana K000101656
    Jenman [6419] K000101655
    Johnston [341], Venezuela K000101605
    Ekman H [H10624], Haiti K000101556
    Howard [18467] K000101659
    Sanaiotti [256], Roraima K000101587
    Sanaiotti [223], Roraima K000101585
    Sanaiotti [foto116], Brazil K000101589
    Groger [1218], Venezuela K000101604
    Nichols [0] K000101555
    Adams, M. [M22] K000101557
    Fraile [0] K000101657
    Valeur [793] K000101554

    Bibliography

    First published in Gard. Dict. ed. 8: n.º 1 (1768)

    Accepted by

    • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
    • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Science Photographs
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