Barbed-wire cactus, triangle cactus, chaco. Cactus tetragonus Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1 : ; Acanthocereus floridanus Small ex Britton & Rose; A. pentagonus. Range Description: Acanthocereus tetragonus is one of the most widespread cactus species, occurring in the US (Texas and Florida), Mexico (16 states). Scientific Name. Acanthocereus tetragonus (L.) Hummelinck. Synonyms. Acanthocereus pentagonus (L.) Brit. & Rose Cactus pentagonus L. Cereus pentagonus.

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Key Largo, DecSmall s. Category II – Species that have shown a potential to disrupt native plant communities. For more information, contact: Cactus prismaticus Cactus prismaticus Willdenow, Enum.

Acanthocereus pentagonus

This page was last edited on 30 Decemberat Sword pear Acanthocereus tetragonus is also regarded as a priority weed species in the Emerald Shire, where it is a declared pest plant under local law. Cactus pentagonus Cactus pentagonus Linnaeus, Sp. Select the criterion by which you wish to search Scientific name, Genus, Family, etc.

Intro paragraph to be provided by New York. Cactus pentagonus Linnaeus The fungal component of a lichen absorbs water and nutrients from the surroundings and provides a suitable environment for the alga or cyanobacterium.

Integrated Taxonomic Information System. GNA – Species for which a rank is not applicable. Visit the Big Picture Project to to learn how you can contribute. A large group of seedless green plants including the mosses, liverworts, and hornworts. Habitat in Nicaragua Photographer: The association between the different organisms in a lichen is so close that lichens are routinely referred to as a single organism, and scientists classify lichens using the name of the fungal component.


Cal’s Plant of the Week. Cactus tetragonus Linnaeus Atlas of Florida Plants http: Any species which is likely to become an endangered species within the foreseeable future throughout all or a significant portion of its range. Retrieved from ” https: A plant that is typically vegetative its first year and blooms the following season. SNA – Species for which a rank is not applicable. Usually, the last letter or two of a given genus, a space, and the first few correct letters of the specific epithet will provide a sufficiently short list containing the desired taxon.

GX – Species believed to be extinct. Plant species that are not expected to be seen in wetlands. This is mainly those species which are now excluded from flora for various reasons. Each species’ global rank is determined by NatureServe.

These restrictions may prevent the use of one or more of the methods referred to, depending on individual circumstances.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The global rank reflects the species worldwide rarity. Cereus pentagonus Cereus pentagonus Linnaeus Haworth, Syn.

Acanthocereus tetragonus

Cultivated occurrences are not mapped. SX – Apparently extirpated from the state. Any correct part of a taxon name can be entered and a choice of the correct one made from the small list of resulting matches.

Hypogeococcus festerianus that was introduced to control harrisia cactus Harrisia martinii.

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Sword pear Acanthocereus tetragonus is regarded as an environmental weed in Queensland. Searching using “snake root” will yield no results due to the extra space, but searching “snake” will generate a short list of plants with the word “snake” in the common name. This highly spiny, often large, and thicket-forming cactus has stems up to 10 feet or possibly taller.

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Once it has bloomed and set seed, the plant dies. Spines firstlater,to divided in the middle and Radial Spines, awl-shaped, straight, gray, sometimes with dark areas, with more or less, black top.

A similar example in a Common Name search is Virginia snakeroot. Chapter 5B, Florida Administrative Code. Identifying species that appear as waifs or only periodically appear in the flora for a few seasons.

Stamp Lobemm long. Acanthocereus tetragonus Common Name s: Gerard Ardisson’s Acanthocereud Collection Photographer: Plant species returned will not be found within any of the selected counties. New York and Oxford. Flowers are open from midnight until dawn, attracting hummingbird moths Hemaris spp. Gerard Ardisson Photographer’s Website: Sword pear Acanthocereus tetragonus is also naturalised in dry secondary scrubland on the southern coast of Kauai in Hawaii.

The National Wetland Plant List: Acantbocereus prismaticus Willdenow