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Cereus  Mill.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 19877

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Subpilocereus Backeb.
    Piptanthocereus (A. Berger) Riccob.
    Cereus braunii Cárdenas
    Cereus pachyrrhizus K. Schum.
  Common Name(s): sweetpotato cactus [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2013   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyCactaceae Juss. – cactus, cacti  
                               GenusCereus Mill. – sweetpotato cactus  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Cereus aethiops Haw.  
                                  Species Cereus albicaulis (Britton & Rose) Leutzelb.  
                                  Species Cereus argentinensis Britton & Rose  
                                  Species Cereus bicolor Rizzini & A. Mattos  
                                  Species Cereus estevesii P.J. Braun  
                                  Species Cereus fernambucensis Lem.  
                                  Species Cereus fricii Backeb.  
                                  Species Cereus hankeanus F.A.C. Weber  
                                  Species Cereus hexagonus (L.) Mill. – lady of the night cactus 
                                  Species Cereus hildmannianus K. Schum. – hedge cactus 
                                  Species Cereus horrispinus Backeb.  
                                  Species Cereus insularis Hemsl.  
                                  Species Cereus jamacaru DC.  
                                  Species Cereus kroenleinii N.P. Taylor  
                                  Species Cereus lamprospermus K. Schum.  
                                  Species Cereus lanosus (F. Ritter) P.J. Braun & Esteves  
                                  Species Cereus mirabella N.P. Taylor  
                                  Species Cereus mortensenii (Croizat) D.R. Hunt & N.P. Taylor  
                                  Species Cereus phatnospermus K. Schum.  
                                  Species Cereus pierre-braunianus Esteves  
                                  Species Cereus repandus (L.) Mill.  
                                  Species Cereus saddianus (Rizzini & A. Mattos) P.J. Braun  
                                  Species Cereus spegazzinii F.A.C. Weber  
                                  Species Cereus stenogonus K. Schum.  
                                  Species Cereus trigonodendron K. Schum. ex Vaupel  
                                  Species Cereus vargasianus Cárdenas  

  Expert: Charles A. Butterworth, Ph.D.  
  Notes: ITIS Cactaceae Steward   
  Reference for: Cereus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Cereus   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Cereus   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Cereus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hunt, David  
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The New Cactus Lexicon: Text   
  Page(s): x + 373   
  Publisher: dh books   
  Publication Place: Milborne Port, England   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-9538134-5-2   
  Reference for: Cereus   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Cactus genus Cereus Mill. (TSN 19877) is a 'parahomonym' of (different kingdom, same name as) cnidarian genus Cereus Oken, 1815 (TSN 204189)  



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