Weberocereus

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Weberocereus
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Weberocereus rosei
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Hylocereeae
Genus: Weberocereus
Britton & Rose
Species
Synonyms

Weberocereus is genus of cacti. It produces a green and white flower and is found mainly in Costa Rica and Nicaragua.[1]

Summary of the species[edit]

  • Weberocereus biolleyi: Costa Rica. Stems nearly cylindrical, 4–6 mm thick. Flowers 5–6 cm long, pinkish.
  • Weberocereus bradei: Costa Rica. Stems flat, ca. 12 cm wide, margins crenate, with small spines. Flowers 5.5–7 cm long, 3.5 cm wide, white, nearly spineless.
  • Weberocereus glaber: Stems trigonous, 2.5-4.5 cm wide, spiny. Flowers (9-)11–14 cm long, 8–10 cm wide, spiny and hairy.
    • var. glaber Guatemala. Flowers 9–10 cm long, sparsely hairy.
    • var. mirandae Mexico. Flowers (10-)12–13 cm long, densely hairy.
  • Weberocereus imitans: Costa Rica. Stems flat, lobed as in Epiphyllum anguliger, with small spines. Flowers 6–7 cm long, 3–4 cm wide, base moderately spiny.
  • Weberocereus panamensis: Panama. Stems with 3-4 ribs, sometimes flat. Flowers 4–7 cm long, white.
  • Weberocereus rosei: Stems flat, 4–8 cm wide, margins crenate. Flowers 5.5–7 cm long, whitish, the lower half densely spiny.
  • Weberocereus tonduzii: Stems trigonous, ca. 3 cm wide, spines nearly lacking, minute. Flowers 7–8 cm long, 4–5 cm wide, spiny but not hairy.
  • Weberocereus trichophorus: Costa Rica. Stems nearly cylindrical, spiny and densely hairy. Flower 5.5–6 cm long, pinkish.
  • Weberocereus tunilla: Costa Rica. Stems 4 (-6)-angled. Flowers 6–7 cm long, pinkish.

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