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Selenicereus pteranthus (Link ex A. Dietr.) Britton & Rose princess of the night

Symbol: SEPT
Group: Dicot
Family: Cactaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Shrub
Native Status:
  
  
Synonyms:
  CEPT2 Cereus pteranthus Link ex A. Dietr.
Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:
FL
Classification:
     
Kingdom   Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass   Caryophyllidae
Order   Caryophyllales
Family   Cactaceae – Cactus family
Genus   Selenicereus (A. Berger) Britton & Rose – moonlight cactus
Species   Selenicereus pteranthus (Link ex A. Dietr.) Britton & Rose – princess of the night
Introduced Information: This plant is introduced to some part of the PLANTS Floristic Area, though it may be native in other parts.

Source: USDA



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