Cereus californicus

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Cereus californicus Torr. & A.Gray

Cactaceae

Life form: shrub

Exposure: sun  

Moisture: dry

Arrangement: not specified
Leaves: evergreen

Shape: not specified

Division: not specified

Shape: funnel-shaped
Fruit: berry

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Inflorescence: solitary

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Caryophyllidae
Superordo:
Caryophyllanae
Ordo:
Caryophyllales

Cereus californicus is a succulent shrub.

Naming

Taxonomy

Cereus californicus is a species in the genus Cereus which contains approximately 56 to 454 species and belongs to the family of the Cactaceae (Cactus Family).

Characteristics

Growth

Wood and Bark

Leaves

Cereus californicus is evergreen.

Flowers and Fruits

Cereus californicus produces solitary white funnel-shaped flowers.

The shrubs produce berries.

Root System

Distribution

Cultivation

The shrubs prefer a sunny situation on dry soil.

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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