1. Family: Cactaceae Juss.
    1. Cereus Mill.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Caribbean to S. Tropical America.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Aruba, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Haiti, Netherlands Antilles, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

    Introduced into:

    Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cuba, Dominican Republic, France, Free State, Jamaica, KwaZulu-Natal, Leeward Is., Northern Provinces, Puerto Rico, Swaziland

    Cereus Mill. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Zappi, D.C. [111], Paraguay K000101602
    Berg [BG566], Brazil K000101603

    First published in Gard. Dict. Abr. ed. 4: s.p. (1754)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0