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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Caryophyllales (121)

        Family: Cactaceae (20)(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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