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Common name

English: Candelabra cactus

German: Kandelaberkaktus

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2625)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2528)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2137)

      Order: Caryophyllales (122)

        Family: Cactaceae (20)(family description)

          Genus: Jasminocereus (1)

            Epithet: thouarsii (F.A.C.Weber) Backeb. (1)

thouarsii => in honor of André Thouin (1747–1824), French botanist

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: arborescent

Flower colour: yellow, beige, white

External links

Check for Jasminocereus thouarsii at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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