Cacti Genus cereus

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Cereus hexagonus

Common Name(s): Blue Cereus, Queen of the Night
Synonym(s): Cactus hexagonus, Cereus perlucens, Cereus longiflorus
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cereeae
Distribution: French Guiana : Guyana : Suriname : Venezuela (South America)
Habit: Treelike
Flower: WhiteEncounterability: Unusual in Collections
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Cereus hexagonus
C. hexagonus
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