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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2509)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2408)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2040)

      Order: Caryophyllales (101)

        Family: Cactaceae (17) (family description)

          Genus: Cereus (1)

           Epithet: jamacaru DC. (1)

jamacaru => derived from the indigenous tupi word mandacarú, meaning spiny bundle

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: shrub, tree

Flower colour: beige, white

External links

Check for Cereus jamacaru at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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