Family:
Cactaceae Juss.
Genus:
Cereus Mill.

Cereus fricii Backeb.

This species is accepted, and its native range is NE. Colombia to Venezuela. It is used as a medicine and for food.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Caribbean. Elevation range: 5–150 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Magdalena.
Habit
Small tree.
Conservation
IUCN Red List Assessment (2021): VU B1ab(ii,iii).

[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. 5 - 150 m.; Llanura del Caribe.
Morphology General Habit
Arbolito
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPFC]
Vernacular
Cardón peludo

[UPFC]
Use Food
Used for food.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

Native to:

Colombia, Venezuela

Cereus fricii Backeb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Taylor [569], Venezuela K000101623 No
Taylor, N.P. [s.n.] 78023.000 No
Venezuela K000101623 No

First published in Monatsschr. Deutsch. Kakteen-Ges. 2: 164 (1930)

Accepted by

  • Carbonó-Delahoz, E., Barros-Barraza, A. & Jiménez-Vergara, J. (2013). Cactaceae de Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia Revista de la Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales 37: 177-187.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • 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

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Carbonó-Delahoz, E., Barros-Barraza, A. & Jiménez-Vergara, J. (2013). Cactaceae de Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia Revista de la Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales 37: 177-187.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • FPI (2021). Food Plants International. https://fms.cmsvr.com/fmi/webd/Food_Plants_World?homeurl=https://foodplantsinternational.com/plants/
  • IUCN (2021). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2021-2. https://www.iucnredlist.org.

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. 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 2022. 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

  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0